Summers are here and it is raining mangoes. Mango is everyone’s favourite, so much so that restaurants and cafes have come up with amazing mango dishes for summers to venerate the king of fruits. For all the mango lovers out there, here are few aam-alicious delicacies to try before the season is over:
Aam Panna Mojito
Aam Panna is what can be considered everyone’s childhood drink and a foolproof remedy for heat stroke. The way roasted cumin seeds and sweetness of mangoes tingle with the taste buds is simply amazing. This tantalising drink is what you should have this summer.
Where: PhoneBooth Cafe, Hudson Lane, GTB Nagar, New Delhi
Tayat Thi Toke
The Burmese salad prepared with raw mango and Asian flavours will not only satiate your taste buds but also work up your appetite. The kick from soy, the crunch from peanuts, and the fire from red chillies combined with the sweetness from mango makes it a flavourful salad and a delight to eat.
Where: Burma Burma, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon.
The sweet-n-spicy curry is packed with Rajasthani flavours. The tangy curry is prepared with raw mango and jaggery tempered with Rajasthani spices. If you are a mango-frenzied person, try Mango Kofta Pulao and Malabari Mango Kadhi along. Also, try the seasonal mango thali available only at Rajdhani.
Where: Rajdhani, MGF Metropolitan Mall, MG Road, Gurgaon
Sri-Lankan style Prawn Curry infused with Raw Mango
Inspired by Sri Lankan flavours, the uncanny combination of prawns and mango is indeed delectable. The fierceness of hot spices and tanginess of raw mango is what makes you salivate. Also in store for you is the Vietnamese style stir-fried chicken with mangoes and cashews.
Where: The Spice Route at Imperial Hotel, Janpath, New Delhi.
Mango and Lime Ricotta Cream
For the people who love mangoes and cheese, Mango and Lime Ricotta cream is a must-try. The smooth cheese cream and the tasty mango, what else you can wish for. Add Mango yoghurt parfait also to your list.
Where: Foodhall. DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Mango Tarts and Mango Eclairs
Try the mango inspired French baked items and desserts this summer. Gorge on the yummy eclairs filled with mango cream inside and outside. Mango tarts with creamy lemon filling and mango on the top just melt in your mouth.
Where: L’Opera Salon de The, Nehru Place, New Delhi
Tropical Mango Cake made with Coconut Dacquoise
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Here is one more mango dessert for the people with a big sweet tooth. So you get mango meringue, coconut, whipped cream, and buttercream, all in one bite. Drooling already? I know I am.
Where: Yauatcha, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, Delhi
So you thought mango is only limited to desserts and curries. Sangria is a perfect summer drink and revving it up with mango will make your summers less miserable and more delightful. It is the ideal drink to chill out with your GOG (Group of Gang, Yo!).
Where: Just make your own. Mix up the white wine with mango slices and peaches with loads of ice in a jar and you are good to go.
There is no such thing as too many mangoes. Even if you are not a mango fan, you can always have mango vacations in India. But you ought to try all these amazing mango dishes for summers before we bid mangoes farewell. Till then, Just keep calm and eat Aam!