Mango Drink: Tango Mango

Mango Drink: Tango Mango: Just Manners’s twist on the all time favorite, Aam Panna. Dilute this concentrate to suit your taste!

Tango Mango Concentrate:


  1. Raw mango pulp – 1 cup
  2. Caramelised sugar – 3 tablespoons
  3. Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  4. Saunf, roasted and powdered – 2 tsps
  5. Fresh coriander paste – 1 teaspoon
  6. Chilli powder – 1/2 tspor to taste
  7. Sugar – 2 tablespoons (or to taste)
  8. Salt – 2 tsps (or to taste)
  9. Kala namak – ½ tsps (or to taste)


Caramelise the sugar by placing the sugar in a pan on medium heat till it turns golden brown. Carefully add 2 tablespoons of water to dissolve the sugar and stop it from burning. Add all the other ingredients in the mango pulp and adjust the seasoning according to taste. (This makes for 2 strong, long drinks or 4 smaller ones). Pour over ice cubes, add water or soda according to the strength you want, garnish with a slice of raw mango and a sprig of fresh coriander and serve.

Krishna Sahai
Krishna Sahai

Krishna Sahai took voluntary retirement as a senior Commissioner of Income Tax of the Indian Revenue Service to follow alternative paths. A multi-talented person, she is a trained Bharata Natyam dancer and has also published a book on the subject. Krishna has imbibed the old traditions of Avadhi culture from her family and is concerned about preserving the vanishing cuisines of India. She consults on financial and business matters apart from running a not-for-profit organization.

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