How To Make Mango Sake

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You might think you know how to make the best mango sake, but you probably don’t. Mango sake is a sweet sake accompanied with a garnishing of fresh fruit and sometimes some soda or ice cream. As a matter of fact, it’s a common drink that can be found in many bars and clubs which is why it’s become an appealing libation for anyone wanting to get the party started. But the question remains: Do you know how to make mango sake? Are you even familiar with the right way to make this classic cocktail?

MANGO SHAKE | HOW TO MAKE MANGO MILKSHAKE

Slurp up a tall glass of this refreshing, creamy, and luscious mango shake made with fresh, ripe, seasonal mangoes, milk, sugar, and a touch of cardamom. This is a pretty simple and basic recipe for a mango shake with milk. Be sure to check out more delicious variations listed in the post below!

Mango flavored milkshake served in two tall glasses
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One of the best things about summers in India are mangoes. The sweet, golden, juicy mangoes are the only thing I look forward to during Indian summers.

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Sweet and ripe mangoes can be enjoyed on their own or can be incorporated in many recipes from beverages, salads to desserts.

Although mangoes are a bit heavy on the wallet at the moment, I still went ahead and bought a dozen Alphonso mangoes, just coz we couldn’t wait to savor this fruit. 

I love making the most of this fruit in the form of a simple milkshake. It is insanely easy and loved by everyone in the house.

Moreover, mango season lasts for a very short time, so we like to enjoy it to the fullest. 

Close-up shot of mango flavored milkshake
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WHY SHOULD YOU TRY THIS RECIPE

 ✔ It’s mango season and that is reason enough to whip up this recipe!

 ✔ This mango shake without ice cream is simple and needs very few ingredients.

 ✔ Always a hit with toddlers, kids, or adults alike.

 ✔ Tastes heavenly!

 ✔ Great for breakfast as it keeps you full for longer.

 ✔ Also makes for a refreshing beverage to beat the heat.

 ✔ Most of all, so easy to make! Make it at home using clean and fresh ingredients!

Mango shake topped with whipped cream and slivered pistachios
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INGREDIENTS NEEDED

For this homemade mango shake, you need four ingredients;

Mangoes: I’ve used Alphonso mangoes here, simply because it makes the best mango shake. You can use any mangoes, just be sure to use the ones that are ripe, sweet, and less fibrous. If using fibrous varieties, its best to strain the mango pulp and then blend it with the milk.

Milk: I’ve used full-fat dairy milk. You can use any kind of milk, toned, skim, fat-free, 1%, etc, they all work well. If using fresh milk, boil, cool, and then use it in the recipe. You can also veganize this recipe by using your favorite plant-based milk such as soy milk, oat milk, almond milk, cashew nut milk, light coconut milk, etc

Sugar: Just a touch to add more sweetness. You can skip it if the mangoes are really sweet. You can also sweeten it with honey, agave nectar, or stevia, or condensed milk for a decadent treat. 

Cardamom: This is a totally optional ingredient, but I love adding a pinch of cardamom powder to give it that Indian touch. Besides, mango and cardamom pair really well, don’t you agree? It’s the most common spice used to flavor up Indian desserts, and it does a great job flavoring up this fresh mango shake as well.

Optional ingredients: Whipped cream and slivered pistachios for garnishing. 

Ingredients for fresh mango milkshake
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HOW TO MAKE MANGO SHAKE WITH ICE CREAM – STEP BY STEP PROCESS

STEP 1: BLEND ALL THE INGREDIENTS

Add 2 cups diced mangoes, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom, and 3/4 cup chilled milk in a blender. (Photos 1 to 4)

Blend until smooth and creamy. If it is too thick, add the remaining 1/4 cup milk and blend again. (Photos 5 and 6)

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STEP 2: SERVE

Transfer the mango milkshake to serving glass, top with whipped cream, and slivered pistachios! (Photos 7 and 8)

Serve the milkshake topped with some whipped cream
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VARIATIONS OF THIS RECIPE

Store-bought mango pulp: If you live abroad, it’s best to make this mango milkshake with canned mango pulp or frozen mango pulp that you are most likely to find at Indian stores. Opt for Alphonso or Kesari mango pulp. Keep in mind, that most of these canned mango pulps already contain sugar. Read the labels, and adjust or eliminate sugar in this recipe.

Cream: For a richer and creamier milkshake, you can throw in a few tablespoons of fresh cream (malai) or heavy cream. I prefer to top the milkshake with whipped cream as that’s how my kids prefer it. I think it also looks top-notch restaurant-quality! 

Rooh afza: Drizzle 1-2 teaspoons of rooh afza syrup, and swirl the glass to create a random pattern. Pour the milkshake, and enjoy another simple variation. 

Vanilla flavored: If you don’t like cardamom, add some vanilla extract instead or about 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream. 

Other flavors: Mango also pairs well with other warm spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg. A tablespoon of saffron-infused milk would add a royal touch!

Finely chopped nuts: After blending the ingredients, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of chopped assorted nuts such as almonds, pistachios, and cashew nuts. Mix with a spoon, and serve. This will add another layer of texture in contrast to the smooth and creamy mango shake.

Other fruits: I also love to swap half of the mangoes with banana or strawberry for some variation in flavor. Banana also makes the shake thicker.

Mango milkshake popsicles: For a yummy frozen treat, pour the milkshake in popsicle molds, and freeze.

Consistency of the milkshake: Feel free to increase the mangoes for a thicker shake with more mango flavor, or increase the milk if you don’t prefer as much of a mango flavor and also want a thinner consistency. You can also throw in some ice cubes to thin it out.

45 degree angle shot of mango milkshake
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW TO CUT A MANGO?

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I’d shared an easy pictorial to cut mango on my mango salsa post. Adding it here once again.

CAN I MIX MANGO WITH MILK?

As per Ayurveda, it is not advisable to mix fruit with milk as it can cause digestive issues. However, I like to take this theory with a pinch of salt. Most Indians have had mango milkshake made with dairy milk for years now. Plant-based milk was not available so easily as it is today in big cities in India. 

It is fine to mix mango and milk, but just make sure you use a ripe and sweet mango. Never mix semi-sweet, sour, or raw mango with milk as they can cause the milk to curdle.

Everybody is different. What agrees with me may not agree with you. So you are the best judge to decide how you’d like to make this recipe.

If this is your first time making this milkshake and you aren’t sure if using milk is a good idea, then simply use your favorite vegan milk. It will hardly affect the overall taste. 

WHICH IS THE BEST MANGO FOR MANGO SHAKE?

Undoubtedly, Alphonso mangoes are the best kinds to be used in the recipe. The taste, texture, and color are unparalleled with any other variety of mango.

They are called the King of mangoes for a reason here in India, after all! Kesari and Badami mangoes also are good alternatives.

It is really hard to get hold of Alphonso mangoes outside India. I’ve survived 5 years without these mangoes while I was in the US and missed them so much during the summers.

Ataulfo and Champagne mangoes were decent substitutes, but unfortunately, they are nowhere close to the Alphonso variety.

CAN I MAKE THIS MANGO MILKSHAKE WITHOUT SUGAR?

Yes, absolutely! You can sweeten the milkshake with your favorite sweetener. You may not even need a sweetener if your mangoes are really sweet. 

HOW TO MAKE THIS MILKSHAKE THICKER?

Choose either of the methods to make a really thick milkshake;

  • With ice cream: Check out this mango mastani post which is nothing but a thick mango milkshake made with the addition of ice cream. Simply follow that recipe if you’d like to include ice cream. You can also make this mango milkshake with mango ice cream, it tastes super delicious!
  • Frozen milk cubes: Freeze the milk in an ice cube tray. Blend the frozen milk cubes and chopped mangoes for a really thick milkshake. If required, add some milk to adjust the consistency.
  • Frozen mango chunks or pulp: Instead of milk, dice and freeze mango chunks. To do that, dice up mangoes, place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Cover the tray with cling wrap. Freeze for 4 to 5 hours or until firm, then transfer to a zip lock back, label, and freeze for up to 10 to 12 months. You can also make mango pulp and freeze it in individual serving portions. 

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mango milkshake recipe | fresh mango shake | how to make mango shake with detailed photo and video recipe. sweet and seasonal cold beverage drink made from fresh mangoes, ice cream and full cream milk. it is an ideal refreshing drink for the hot and humid summer season by lowering the body temperature. the recipe primarily uses fresh mangoes to get the consistency but can also be prepared with frozen and mango pulp.

mango milkshake recipe | fresh mango shake | how to make mango shake with step by step photo and video recipe. the recipe for any fruit flavoured milkshake is straightforward and can be prepared within minutes. the same principle holds good to the mango milkshake recipe with milk, ice cream and mango slices as primary ingredients. moreover, the recipe can be easily extended by adding banana, dry fruits and strawberry to have a fruit-based milkshake.

milkshake recipe is very common recipes especially in urban within the younger generation. there are a myriad option with the milkshake and is generally available from a street vendor to posh fine dining restaurants. my all time favourite milkshake is a chocolate milkshake, but during the summer season, it has to be mango shake from fresh alphonso mangoes. here in australia, the season for mangoes is quite different as compared to india. also, i do not get any indian flavoured mangoes and hence, most of the time i end up using mango pulp or frozen mangoes. however for this recipe, i have used honey gold sweet mangoes, perhaps native to australia but i would recommend using alphonoso, badami or raspuri mangoes.

furthermore, the recipe hardly takes few minutes to prepare, yet few tips & recommendations for mango milkshake recipe. firstly, i have added 1 tbsp sugar while blending the mango shake. but if you are using sour mangoes then i would suggest you increase more. secondly, if you like to have thick milkshake then add more mangoes and less milk. but if you like a thin milkshake then add more milk while blending. lastly, i would not recommend adding ice cubes to make it thick. i have added 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream which should be a better option compared to ice cubes.

  • Mango ShakeMango shake or mango milkshake is a delicious, favorite summer drink for a refreshing morning, which is made by ripe mango, milk and sugar. To keep the Mango shake recipe easy and simple, this recipe explains how to make Mango shake easily at your home. However, you can make the drink something special and more delicious with some extra ingredients in your simple recipe, which can make your mango shake more delicious and every sip of your drink gives you a divine experience.
    • Preparation Time :
    • 10 Minutes
    • Meal Type :
    • Smoothie
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Ingredients

Ripe Mango Chopped2 CupMilk1/2 Cup
Ice Cubes2 – 4Sugar3 Teaspoon
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Direction To Make

  • Wash, peel and cut mangoes into small pieces in a blender.
  • Break the ice cube into very small pieces or crush them completely using a crusher so that you can blend the ice with mangoes in a blender.
  • Add mango pieces, sugar and a little milk to the blender and blend them to make a good mixture. The mixture should not contain mango pieces. If the pieces are left, blend it again for a minute.
  • Add crushed ice and remaining milk to it and blend it again for 30 seconds.
  • Simple Cool Mango Shake is ready to serve. Put mango shake in the glass and enjoy a refreshing summer morning.

Notes

  • You can make your mango shake very delicious by adding different flavors like chocolate syrup or rose sharbat while blend your shake.
  • Add some vanilla ice cream with milk while blending or you can add vanilla ice cream on the top of the glass while serving.
  • Add some tutti frutti while serving, either with ice cream on top or without ice cream.

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