Mango Iced Tea

By Nmami Agarwal     20-Jul 2018

Mango Iced Tea

Mango is a nutritious and delightful tropical fruit with unique flavour, fragrance, taste, and health-promoting qualities. With mango being the love of this season, it feels the only right to add this yummy fruit in our meals. Since plain green tea has a distinct strong flavour that some of you may not like, here is a unique recipe for mango iced tea, a perfect drink for a hot summer day. This recipe will not only enhance the taste of green tea but with an infusion of this rich fruit, it will also boost the flavour and goodness of health.

Nutritional Benefits:

Mango is an excellent source of Vitamin-A and flavonoids like β-carotene, α-carotene, and β-cryptoxanthin. Fresh mango is a good source of potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B6 and vitamin E. It also contains a moderate amount of copper, required for the production of red blood cells. On the other hand, green tea is a nutritious addition to your diet. It has about 30% polyphenols including large amounts of catechin called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). It lowers the cholesterol levels, reduces the risk of heart disease and also helps in reduces the risk of cancer.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Calories: 30.2 Kcal

Ingredients:

  • Two tablespoons Mango Pulp
  • 1 cup Brewed Green tea
  • ½ a tsp coconut sugar
  • 300 ml of water
  • 2-3 Ice cubes
  • 3-4 mint leaves

Method:

  •  In a pan add coconut sugar, water and mango pulp cook until the sugar dissolves completely.
  •   Simmer the flame and cook till it achieves a thicker consistency.
  •   Keep it aside at room temperature and let it cool down.
  •     Now, take a glass to add the ice cubes in it and pour in the green tea and add mango syrup.
  •    Mix it vigorously and garnish with few mint leaves.
  •    The chilled mango iced tea is ready to serve.

 

Over to you:

Enjoy your evenings with the refreshing mango and green tea. Relieve yourself from this gloomy shady weather. To all the mango lovers, let us know in the comment section how did you find the recipe.

 

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Recipe Alert
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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

Over to you

Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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