Recipe: Green Mango Squash

Beat the heat with this invigorating and easy-to-make mango drink before the kairi season ends!


Madiha Hamid July 02, 2013
Beat the heat with this invigorating and easy-to-make mango drink before the kairi season ends!

Beat the heat with this invigorating and easy-to-make mango drink before the kairi season ends!  

Ingredients:

Green mangos 1 kg

Pulp of ripe yellow mango 1

Sugar 2 kg

Yellow food colour 1 pinch

Water 4 litres

Method 

•  In a large pot, add 4 litres of water.

•  Peel the green mangoes, place them in the water and boil until the mangoes become soft.

•  Allow the mixture to cool down and retrieve the mangoes.

•  Mash the mangoes into pulp and take the seeds out.

•  Blend the pulp with the leftover water in a blender.

•  Add yellow mango pulp for taste.

•  Place the mixture in another pot and add sugar.

•  Allow the mixture to cook but not more than 15 minutes.

•  Add the yellow food colour.

•  Let the liquid cool and store it in a clean glass bottle.

•  To serve, take 2-3 tbsp of squash mixture and mix it with cold water. Your mango squash is now ready!

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Number of servings (yield): 20


Madiha Hamid is a digital media professional. She loves the food traditions unique to families. She is running a food blog for Pakistani and regional cuisines called cheflingtales.com


Published in The Express Tribune, Ms T, June 30th, 2013.

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