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 Strawberry Salad
Mango, Salad, Strawberry

Mango Strawberry Salad

A really simple and very quick to make salad with ripe mangoes and strawberries. Refreshing, delicious and perfect for any time – brunch, lunch or weeknight meals on a budget. Ingredients: Mangoes – 2 Strawberries – 2, hulled Caster Sugar – 1 tblsp Juice of 1/2 Lime Mint Leaves – […]

Mango Mousse
Dessert, Mango

Eggless Mango Mousse

This eggless mango mousse is a delicious dessert and a perfect way to finish a meal. Ingredients: Mango Puree – 750 gms Heavy Whipping Cream – 500 ml Sugar – 250 gms Cardamom Powder – 2 tsp Plain Gelatin – 1 tblsp Method: 1. Blend together the mango puree and […]

Shrimp and Mango Stir-fry
Mango, Shrimp

Shrimp and Mango Stir-fry

A tasty dish that is refreshing, delicious and quick to make. Serve with rice or noodles for lunch or dinner. Ingredients: Shrimps – 250 gms, peeled, deveined Ripe Mango – 1, small, chopped, stone discarded Butter – 1 1/2 tblsp Garlic – 1 clove, minced Green Beans (or Broad Beans) […]

Veppam Poo (Dried Neem Flower)
Mango, Pachadi

Veppam Poo Mango Pachadi

Veppam Poo (dried neem flowers) is a popular and common ingredient in South India, espcially in Tamil Nadu during Tamil New Year’s day. With numerous health benefits, Veppam Poo is extensively used in Ayurvedic medicines to purify the blood, cure intestinal problems and improve the immunity. This pachadi made with […]

Shrimp and Mango Wraps
Mango, Shrimp, Vietnamese

Shrimp and Mango Wraps

This Vietnamese style Shrimp and Mango Lettuce Wraps is a flavourful, healthy and delicious lunchtime meal. Ingredients: Raw Shrimps – 20, peeled, deveined Mango – 1/4 cup, chopped Carrot – 1/4 cup, chopped Radish – 1/4 cup, chopped Olive Oil – 1 1/2 tsp Lime Juice – 3 tsp Thai […]

Kili Mooku Mangoes
Mango

Mango Thogayal (Mango Thuvaiyal)

Mango Thogayal or Mango Thuvaiyal is a delicious, easy to make South Indian summer recipe best served with plain, cooked rice. Ingredients: Green Mangoes – 2 Thick Tamarind Extract – 1/2 cup Turmeric Powder – a pinch Coriander Leaves – 1 bunch Green Chillies – 5 to 6 Mustard Seeds […]

Mango and Cucumber Lassi
Cucumber, Lassi, Mango

Mango and Cucumber Lassi

A delicious and refreshing drink for the hot summer days. They also make a great breakfast drink. Ingredients: Mangoes – 2, ripe Cucumber – 1, medium Plain Yogurt – 3/4 cup Milk – 1/3 cup Ice Cubes as required Mint Leaves – handful, chopped Method: 1. Choose mangoes that are […]