A ripe and juicy mango is delicious just sliced up but it’s even better in a squash.Homemade squashes are easy to make and are free from artificial colours and preservatives.Also they are so tasty that your friends and family drinking carbonated drinks will envy you .
A beautiful yellow colored drink that you can make yourself with just 2 ingredients.This one goes down great in parties.Serve the sweet,fruity squash in a highball glass over some ice cubes and you can also garnish them with mint leaves.
PREPARATION TIME : 10 MINS
COOKING TIME : 30 MINS
YIELDS : 1 LITER
1 kg mango ( 3 mangoes)
2 cups sugar
2 cups water
Peel the skin,remove the seed and chop the mangoes to bite sized pieces.
Puree them in your blender with 1/2 cup water.
In a pan add sugar with the remaining 1 & 1/2 cups water and bring it to boil.Add the mango puree to this sugar syrup and mix well.
Let it cook for 20 mins in low flame.
Cool the mixture and filter through a strainer.
Mango squash is ready now.
Mix 1 part of squash with 2 parts of chilled water.
TAKE CARE TIPS:
Choose ripe and juicy mangoes.
Refrigerate them in sterile containers for 1-2 weeks.
Do not cook the puree for a long time else they would turn to jelly consistency which is not preferred for a squash.