Have you been craving mangoes? The saddest thing about seasonal fruits and vegetables is that they are not available throughout the year, even if you crave them so badly. Mangoes, especially raw mangoes, are a true summer delight. But what happens when you feel like having some in the midst of July? Store-brought varieties are a no-no if you are looking for true local flavours. Worry not! We got you.
Try out this amazing mango leaves drink which you can make any time of the year. Yes, you heard it right. Mango leaves are the best choice to bring a raw mango-ish flavour to your lime soda easily. Make it sweet and spicy by throwing in some bird's eye chillies (Kerala's very own kanthari) and some sugar syrup. Try out this super-easy, super-refreshing drink today itself.
3-4 mango leaves, green
Bird's eye chillies
Wash and chop the mango leaves into large pieces
Split the lime
Blend these along with bird's eye chillies, ice cube, salt and sugar
Run it through a sieve and pour it to a tall glass
Pour in some soda and serve