Fresh mangoes tossed in Old Monk? Oh yeah!
For Old Monk Dressing –
- 1 cup Old Monk
- 2.5 tbsp Sugar
- 1 tbsp Butter
- 3 Red chillies
- 1/2” Ginger
Combine the old monk & sugar in a small pan & simmer till it is reduced to 1/4th of its original quantity.
Mix in the butter & continue to simmer till it is slightly thick & left with a few teaspoons of the dressing. Remove from flame & let it cool.
Deseed the red chillies, peel the ginger & finely chop the two of them. Mix them with the dressing & let it sit for half an hour for the flavours to infuse.
For Salsa –
- 2 Alphonso Mangoes
- 1 Red Bell Pepper (medium)
- 1 Red Onion (large)
- 1 Capsicum (medium)
- 1 tbsp Coriander (chopped)
- 1 Lime
- Salt & Pepper, to taste
- Papad or crackers, to serve
Peel the mangoes & dice it to get medium size pieces
Dice onions, capsicum & bell pepper into slightly pieces compared to the mango
Mix the mango pieces, onion, bell pepper, capsicum & coriander in a bowl & refrigerate till it nice & cold.
When ready to use; mix the salsa, lime juice, salt, pepper & the old monk dressing. Serve it in a “fancy bowl” with some papad or crackers on the side & enjoy the summery burst of flavours.