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Cosecha's Mango-Turmeric Agua Fresca


Cosecha's Mango-Turmeric Agua Fresca


Cosecha's Mango-Turmeric Agua Fresca


Recipe By:

Panfila Flores of Cosecha Cafe

Serves: 6

This tangy, fruit-forward agua fresca is the genius of my friend Panfila - the aqua fresca master of Cosecha Cafe, our local Californian-Mexican cafe here in Oakland. 

Ingredients

Active Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 2 hours 10 mins  

  • 3 ripe mangoes, peeled and chopped (about 3 cups)
  • 3 3/4 cups water, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut sugar
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground Pragati Turmeric
  • Crushed ice
  • Mint sprigs

    Method

    1. Combine mangoes, half of the water, coconut sugar, lime juice, and turmeric in a blender; process until completely smooth, about 2 minutes.    
    2. Transfer mango mixture to a pitcher, and stir in remaining water. Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Fill 6 glasses with crushed ice, and add mango mixture. Garnish each glass with a mint sprig.