Meetha & Mahini
A raw mango drink to tease your taste buds served with fragrant basmati rice.
Meetha Mahini Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-25 min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 12 min


  • Water
  • 1 Half rip Mango
  • 1 tsp Cumin seed
  • Few Mint Leaves
  • ½ tsp Red chilli powder
  • Sugar as needed
  • For Meetha 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • few Strands Saffron
  • 2 tsp Melon seeds
  • 1 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 3 to 4 Cloves
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 2 Potato's
  • Water
  • Ghee for frying


  1. 1

    Steam half rip Mango and remove the pulp of Mango.
  2. 2

    Roast Cumin seeds and make powder adding fresh mint.
  3. 3

    In Mango pulp add cumin and mint powder, salt, red chilli powder, sugar and mix.
  4. 4

    Add water, whisk till thin jam like consistency.
  5. 5

    boil water with powder sugar, milk and few strand of saffron.
  6. 6

    Add melon seeds, Cinnamon sticks, fennel seeds and Cloves.
  7. 7

    Add salt and ghee to pan and let it cook.
  8. 8

    Peel and grate Potato in thin long strips.
  9. 9

    Dip grated potato in water, strain and dry them.
  10. 10

    Fry grated potato till golden brown and crisp.
  11. 11

    Serve Mahini with Boondi, Mitha with fried potato.
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