Summer is here and so is the mango season. Let us enjoy refreshing drinks made with the king of fruits. This is a very flavourful iced tea made with mango puree and flavoured with saffron and cardamoms. You are surely going to love it.
This recipe is part of the A-Z Recipe Challenge in a facebook group wherein we bloggers come together and choose key ingredients alphabetically to make and post a dish every month. The alphabet of the month is M and I am presenting this flavourful mango iced tea
Mango puree ... 1 cup
Water ............... 6 cups
Green cardamoms .. 5-6 (crushed)
Saffron ................... 2-3 pinches
Tea ....................... 1 tbsp
Stevia ..... ............ 2 packets or 2 tbsps of sugar
1. Boil water in a pan.
2. Add the crushed cardamoms and saffron.
3. After the colour changes and you get a nice aroma add the tea leaves.
4. Bring to a boil. Switch off the gas and let it cool.
5. Meanwhile place a saucepan on gas and add the mango puree.
6. Stir it for a minute or two and switch off the gas. Add the stevia and mix well. If you are using sugar add it while making the mango compote.
7.Remove the compote in a bowl and let it cool.
8. Strain the cooled tea into a jar.
9. To make the iced tea add about 2 tbsps of mango compote in a serving glass.
10. Pour the tea into it and stir it. Add some ice cubes. If you like your tea very sweet then add a little honey or more sugar in the compote.
11. Decorate the glass with a fancy umbrella and insert a straw.
12. Serve it chilled.
This quantity makes 3 servings.
Note: You can even directly add the mango pulp in the tea but if you make mango compote you can store it and use as a dessert topping as well and to make some juices.
For variation you can also flavour the tea with lemon and mint instead of saffron and cardamoms.
You can watch the recipe video
Such a super simple recipe and it will be such a surprise to whomever I serve it. Lovely lovely summer cooler.ReplyDelete
Mango ice tea sounds interesting and easy to make too. Much needed one for this Summer.ReplyDelete
Yes dear .. make and enjoyDelete
The Mango Iced Tea looks brilliant and absolutely flavourful and refreshing! I'm tempted to take a sip right away. :)ReplyDelete
Would love to try out your recipe this summer.
Thanks for liking Priya.. Mango season is here and you can make and relish itDelete
Saffron and cardamon my favourite flavours and they go do well with mango. This sounds totally refreshing and delicious.ReplyDelete
Yes it really tasted so nice. Thanks NaynaDelete
I just made mango iced tea a few days ago to beat the heat. Love the idea of adding saffron to give it more flavour. Your preparation looks tempting.ReplyDelete
Thanks Mayuri.. Try next time with saffron.Delete
I love mango in all recipes but have never had Mango iced tea. As soon as I get a chance I am going to try making some.ReplyDelete
You will love it Mina.. I am also a mango lover like youDelete
Mango iced tea sounds amazing. I am sure it taste great. Perfect drink for scorching summer. Mango is my most favourite fruit. And loved this iced tea with mango. I would love to try it sometime.ReplyDelete
Thanks Sujata .. same here. Mango is my favourite too.Delete
Mango iced tea is such a refreshing and cooling drink to enjoy. Saffron and cardamom adds a lovely flavour and aroma. This is a must try recipe this mango season.ReplyDelete
Thanks Geetha. Do give it a try this seasonDelete
This iced tea looks so delicious... I am going to make this once mangoes start coming into the market...ReplyDelete
Sure Rafeeda.. you will love itDelete
Cool and refreshing drink to enjoy summers. Lovely combination of flavours. I love mango and saffron together. Looks delicious.ReplyDelete
Love the flavors added to the Iced tea. Quite refreshing to drink now that summers are officially killing us in Mumbai. Just waiting for mangoes to arrive and to try this lovely refreshing summer cooler recipe.ReplyDelete
Make and enjoy dear .. thanksDelete
This mango iced tea would be very refreshing and now simple it is to just combine some of the basic ingredients from our pantry with king of fruits. Super summer quencher.ReplyDelete
Yes Paarul.. as you rightly said few ingredients combined with this juicecan fetch us an amazing summer cooler.Delete
Mango ice tea is such a refreshing Summer cooler ! The recipe sounds quite easy too.ReplyDelete
Yes Poonam .. You must try it.Delete
An inviting recipe here, Shobha , feel like having a home party with this now.ReplyDelete
Thanks. It will make a lovely drink for the partyDelete
mango and saffron - what a rich combo that would have been... perfect summer drink !! by the way, am also eyeing those salted cashews on the side :pReplyDelete
Thanks Kalyani .. ha ha .. you can have the cashew nuts. These are a speciality from my native place.Delete
Iced tea are one of my fav drinks in summer. This mango iced tea is one of them. Yours looks very refreshing and a perfrct during hot summer time.ReplyDelete
Thanks Sasmita. Same here. I keep trying out varied flavours of iced teaDelete
I love sipping on Iced tea in summers. Adding cardamom in it must have enhanced the flavor.. a keeper recipe for summersReplyDelete
Yes dear .. also the saffron gives ita lovely flavourDelete