Mango

The mango is often called the “king of fruits”. It is an excellent source of Vitamins A and C. Most mangoes are kidney-shaped, oval or round. The mango has a smooth leathery skin that surrounds a juicy yellow or orange pulp and hard inner pith. The skin colour may be green, or various shades of orange, red or yellow. Mangoes can be made into milkshakes, ice cream and also added in salads.
Grown in plenty all over India, raw mangoes can be prepared either in daily cooking or as a preserves in the form of pickles and chutneys. In the raw form, mangoes have a high content of carbohydrate, traces of iron and protein as well as vitamins A and C.

Mango Gotsu
Mango, Side Dish

Mango Gotsu

Gotsu is a popular side dish served with Pongal. This variation is made with slightly ripened mangoes and can be served with dosas, rotis or rice items. Ingredients: Mangoes – 2, (not fully ripened) Fenugreek Seeds – 1/2 tsp Bengal Gram Dal – 2 tsp Coriander Seeds – 2 tsp […]

Mango Kesari
Dessert, Kesari, Kids, Mango

Mango Kesari

Mango Kesari (Mango Sheera) is a popular dessert/sweet made especially during the summer season when mangoes are in plenty. Yummy and flavorful, they are served as a snack to kids or as a dessert after a meal. Ingredients: Mango Pulp – 1 cup Rava – 2 cups Milk – 2 […]

Crab Mango Salad
Crab, Mango, Salad

Crab Mango Salad

Healthy and refreshing salad with crabmeat, capsicum and juicy mangoes. Perfect as a standalone salad or as part of a meal. Ingredients: Crabmeat – 175 gms Mango – 1/2 cup, diced Cucumber – 1/4 cup, peeled, seeds removed Avocado – 1/4 cup, chopped (optional) Capsicum – 1/4 cup, chopped Salad […]

Capsicums
Capsicum, Mango, Rice

Capsicum Mango Rice

A simple lunch or dinner dish, the capsicum and mango rice is easy to make and is delicious. Ingredients: Capsicums – 1 cup, chopped Green Mango – 1/2 cup, grated Turmeric Powder – a pinch Black Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp Rice – 1 cup, cooked Coriander Leaves – little […]

Mango Mojito
Cocktails, Mango

Mango Mojito

This Mango Mojito is a refreshing combination of ripe mango, rum and mint leaves. Ingredients: Ripe Mango – 1, peeled, chopped White Rum – 1/4 cup Sugar Syrup – 1 tblsp Mint Leaves – few Lime Wedges – 2 to 4 Soda or Sparkling Water Method: 1. Combine the mangoes, lime […]

Tropical Paradise Smoothie
Mango, Smoothies

Tropical Paradise Smoothie

A delicious, refreshing and cool smoothie to beat the heat this summer. Ingredients: Mangoes – 2, medium Banana – 2, medium Orange Juice – 1/2 cup Plain Yogurt – 1 cup Ice Cubes – 1 cup Method: 1. Peel and dice the mangoes. 2. Peel and slice the bananas. 3. […]

Green Mango Nellikai Thokku
Gooseberry, Mango, Pickles

Green Mango Nellikai Thokku

Summer is fast approaching and the markets are getting filled with green mangoes and nellikais (amla/gooseberry). And this is also the season for the thokku – a popular South Indian pickle (relish) made in almost all households during the hot summer time and enjoyed with curd rice. Ingredients: Green Mango […]

Mango and Black Bean Salsa
Mango, Mexican

Mango and Black Bean Salsa

A simple and quick to make flavourful salsa. Can be made well in advance. Ingredients: Ripe Mango – 1, firm Black Beans – 200 gms Red Onion – 1, chopped Juice of 1 Lime Jalapeno – 1, seeds removed, chopped Coriander Leaves – few, chopped Black Pepper Powder as required […]

Laddu
Laddu, Mango

Mango Laddu

Mango Ladoo is a simple and delicious sweet made with mangoes, paneer and sugar. Ingredients: Ripe Mangoes – 200 gms Paneer – 200 gms, cut into small cubes Plain Flour (Maida) – 2/3 cup Sugar – 1/3 cup (adjust as preferred) Ghee – 1/4 cup Cashew Nuts – few Method: […]

Mango Custard
Dessert, Mango

Mango Custard

Mango Custard is a simple, easy to make and delicious dessert. Made with ripe mangoes and custard powder, it is light, creamy and perfect for any meal. Ingredients: Ripe Mangoes – 3 to 4 (approximately 200 gms) Vanilla Flavoured Custard Powder – 1 tblsp Milk – 500 ml Fresh Cream […]