4 medium-sized raw green mangoes
2 cups sugar
1 cup water
1 tbsp coarsely ground black rock salt
1 tsp freshly ground pepper
2 tbsps Aniseed/fennel seeds ground coarsely
2 tbsps cumin seeds roasted and ground coarsely
Springs of mint to garnish
Wash, peel and grate the raw mangoes. Mix the mangoes, sugar and water in a deep saucepan and boil till the mangoes are soft.
Put this mixture into a food processor and blend till smooth.
Put the blended mix back into the saucepan and on a medium flame.
Add the remaining ingredients and cook for another 20 minutes.
Take off from the fire and allow to cool completely.
Pour into glasses, dilute with a little chilled water if needed, mix well and add crushed ice.
Garnish with a sprig of mint and serve.