Aam Ka Abshola / Minty Mango Drink

by - June 05, 2013

Aam Ka Abshola / Minty Mango Drink
                            If  you are a mango lover then you are going to go mad on this drink. Yes this super tangy refreshing drink, tickle your tongue and beat the summer heat.. You can prepare the syrup and store it in refrigerator for a couple of weeks and be good for 2 ~ 3 days at room temperature.  Sharing this recipe for Blogging Marathon under the theme "Cook from cookbook" and I adapted this recipe from Sanjeev kapoor cook book" Drinks & Moctails".  To make it more interesting Valli has narrowed down the theme with list of ingredients (Toor dal, Channa dal, Jaggary, Pumpkin, Pear, Strawberry, Ripe or un ripe mangoes, Bottle gourd, Greens, Milk, Paneer) and we have to choose atleast two ingredients from the list and choose the recipe from the book with selected ingredients. For this recipe, I have chosen Raw mango and Green( Mint) combination from the list...  Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 29

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves: 8 ~ 12 nos depends upon, how much syrup you are using 
Source: Drinks and Moctails by Sanjeev Kapoor

1 lb unripe green mango
3 ~ 4 sprigs fresh mint leaves
1 lemon
1/2 cup Cane sugar / powdered sugar or to taste ( I used cane sugar)
4 ~ 5 whole peppercorns, crushed
1 tsp roasted cumin powder
Rock salt to taste
Sugar to taste
Chilled Club Soda

Aam Ka Abshola / Minty Mango Drink


1) Wash and cook mango in boiling water until it soften or done.
2) Allow it to cool, peel the mangoes and extract the pulp.
3) Reserve a few mint leaves for garnishing and puree the rest separately.
4) Cut the lemons into round slices.
5) Combine mango pulp, sugar,  rock salt and two cups of water in a pan,
6) Cook over high heat for a minutes. Add crushed peppercorns, roasted cumin powder and pureed mint       leaves. Stir and cook for 2 ~ 3 minutes.
7) Remove from the heat and strain the mixture through a sieve and cool it.
8) Pour some of the mango mixture into the glass. Top up with club soda.
9) Garnish with mint leaves and slice of lemon and serve chilled.

Aam Ka Abshola / Minty Mango Drink

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  1. Thirst quencher..lovely color and just feel like drinking it from that lovely straw.

  2. Super refreshing drink, prefect for hot summer.

  3. Such a refreshing summer drink.. Love your presentation.

  4. what an interesting mix of sweet and savory

  5. Wow this is so cool n refreshing

  6. Wow.....this must be an explosion of flavours in the mouth.

  7. Wow you have really thought so well Saras..:)..very nice combination...

  8. Stunning pictures for a refreshing drink!

  9. beautiful picute and very refereshing drink.

  10. lovely and refreshing drink.

  11. All that we need in this summer .. Lovely clicks!

  12. I like the taste of green drinks, if you have ever tried a shot wheat grass juice, you know exactly what I’m talking about! On the other hand, there are few people like me, who like the taste of green drinks.


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