Green Mango Cooler

Preparation info
  • Makes about 5 Cups ; Serves

    4 to 5

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

Published 2005

  • About

Ayurveda, the Subcontinent’s traditional approach to health, classifies foods into hot, cold, and neutral categories. Hot foods include meat, nuts, jaggery (crude or palm sugar), and ripe mango; cold foods include dairy products, green mango, sugarcane juice, cumin, and leafy green vegetables.

According to Ayurvedic thinking, in hot season it’s important to eat cold and sweet foods and to stay cool and keep hydrated. That’s when the green mango cooler comes into its own. People make