When summer is here, can mango be far behind? This juicy, sweet, delicious king of fruits is a delight for one and all. No wonder, foodies eagerly anticipate the mango season even as restaurants around the world pull out all stops to celebrate this fruit. An as expected, mango dishes– be it sweet or savory – are taking the centerstage on menus, and innovative recipes are popping up left, right, and center. Here, we take you on a tour of the restaurants to celebrate mango season, and showcase some of the most popular mango dishes, cocktails, and desserts that you must try when in Mumbai:
The Blue Bop Cafe, Khar
Summer Flower Pot
The BlueBop Cafe has added some delectable mango recipes to their menu that truly do justice to the king of fruits like Creamy Mango Pops, Mango Danish, Mango Misu, Mango Tart, Spiced Mango Margarita, and Summer Flower Pot. Each dish is crafted with care and precision, using only the freshest and most flavorful ingredients.
Sea Salt Mango Chocolate Tart, pic
for representational purpose
Shy has crafted a delectable Mango Avocado Quinoa salad, featuring fresh Alphonso mango, guacamole, red quinoa, and a zesty lemon honey vinaigrette. For dessert, they have the Sea Salt Mango Chocolate Tart, a mouth-watering treat with gooey Callebaut-grade chocolate ganache and a soft crust tart. Among the drinks! Try the Mango Passion Delight, a refreshing blend of mango puree, passion fruit, and lime. For those who prefer a boozy twist, add some gin to create a delicious Mango Passion Cocktail.
Millo, Lower Parel
If you’re a mango lover, you simply cannot miss out Milo’s latest mango-inspired dishes. One dish that you absolutely must try is the Healthy Ones, the perfect choice for those looking for a healthy yet satisfying meal. But that’s not all – Millo also offers a variety of mango-inspired desserts and cocktails. The Summer Seduction cocktail is a refreshing blend of vodka, gin, or tequila, basil, mango puree, lime juice, and pulp. And for those who can’t get enough of the sweet fruit, the Mango Freak cocktail is a must-try. Made with green raw mango syrup, mint, mango juice, lime juice, and mango chunks, it’s a deliciously fruity drink that’s perfect for any occasion. And if you’re looking for a sweet ending to your meal, don’t miss out on the Mango Cheesecake.
Bayroute, Juhu, Powai, BKC, Cuffe Parade & Lower Parel|
Mango Milk Cake
Bayroute is celebrating the mango season with Mango Baked Yogurt, a creamy and tangy Alphonso-infused yogurt custard baked to perfection and topped with fresh mango slivers and pistachios. They also have the Mango Milk Cake, a traditional Arabic cake soaked in mango-flavored milk and adorned with dried mango pulp and whipped mascarpone cream. For a fruity twist on a classic dessert, savor the Mango Strawberry Pavlova, a Tahiti vanilla meringue filled with whipped mango cream and strawberry gel. And don’t miss the Alphonso K’Nafi Cheesecake, a heavenly combination of mango cheesecake and pistachio spheres, coated in angel hair kataifi, fried to a golden crisp, and drizzled with a cardamom mango sauce.
Balmy, Breach Candy
Mango Quinoa Feta Salad, pic for
representational purpose only
Balmy has curated a special menu featuring mango-infused dishes that are both healthy and delicious. One of the standout dishes on our menu is the Mango Quinoa Feta Salad. This delectable salad boasts a perfect blend of fresh mangoes, quinoa, feta cheese, pecan nuts, and lettuce, all seasoned to perfection. For those with a sweet tooth, we highly recommend the Mango Sticky Rice. This delightful dessert features soaked rice in sweet coconut cream, fresh alphonso mango, and toasted black sesame seeds. Last but certainly not least, the Mango Tres Leches is a must-try. This three-layered milk cake is topped with fresh cream and fresh alphonso mango, creating a heavenly combination of flavors. Indulge in the tropical flavors of these mango-inspired dishes and experience a culinary journey like no other
Donna Deli, Bandra
Mango Cheese Cake – pic for representational purpose only
To celebrate the return of the king of fruits, Donna Deli has on offer heavenly Baked Mango Cheesecake and the delectable Thai Sticky Rice with Mango. These dishes are sure to tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more.