How to make Aam Ka Abshola -

A drink made with raw mangoes and indian spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Raw mango (कच्चा आम), Mint leaves (पुदीने के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

Aam Ka Abshola

Aam Ka Abshola Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Aam Ka Abshola Recipe

  • Raw mango 500 grams

  • Mint leaves 3-4 sprigs

  • Lemon 1

  • Powdered sugar 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Black peppercorns 4-5

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Chill serving glasses in a refrigerator. Wash, boil, peel mangoes and extract the pulp. Reserve a few mint leaves for garnishing and purée the rest. Cut the lemons into round slices.

Step 2

Combine mango pulp, sugar, salt, rock salt and two cups of water in a pan. Cook over high heat for one minute.

Step 3

Add crushed peppercorns, roasted cumin powder and puréed mint leaves. Stir and cook for two to three minutes. Remove from heat and pass the mixture through a sieve.

Step 4

Cool. Fill a saucer with table salt. Rub a slice of lemon along the rims of the chilled glasses and dip the rims the salt. Pour some of the mango mixture into the glasses. Top up with club soda. Garnish with mint leaves and a slice of lemon and serve chilled.

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