Hemant Pathak, a mixologist at Michelin Guide restaurant Junoon swung by the office to show us his own Mumbai Margarita he created for the holiday.
Mumbai Margarita, Mango & Indian Spices
1.5 oz Patrón Reposado
.5 oz Patrón Citrónge Lime
1 oz Fresh lime juice
.5 oz Fresh mango puree
.5 oz Spicy rose syrup*
+ Green chili-salt rim**
+ Dehydrated lime wheel for garnish
+ Mint sprig for garnish
*Spicy rose syrup:
Mix .5 oz simple syrup, a jalapeño coin and a dash of rose water.
**Green chili-salt rim:
Fresh green chilis, cilantro and a bit of garlic.
1. Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill.2. Strain into a chilled cocktail coupe with a chili-salt rim.
3. Garnish with a dehydrated lime wheel and mint sprig.