Summer is here & so are mangoes. Here is a compilation of delicious & innovative recipes to make using a mango that will keep you refreshed & satisfied.
Summer is here and it really gets very hot in India and in Florida. In India at least, Summer marks the season of mangoes and we all have grown up relishing this sweet fruit, mainly the Alphonso mango. In addition to its sumptuous tropical flavor, mangoes deliver a host of nutrients and make healthy eating a delightful sensory experience. One cup of mango is just 100 calories, so it’s a satisfying sweet treat. Each serving of mango is fat-free, sodium free and cholesterol free. It contain over 20 different vitamins and minerals, helping to make them a superfood.
Sharing with you a list of my favorite recipes that are savory and sweet made with Mango being the HERO of the dish.
Mango Kadhi – is a sweet & sour yogurt based Indian dish. Raw mangoes add a piquant touch to this popular kadhi & make it delicious. Serve with steamed rice.
Eggless Mango Semolina Cupcakes – An eggless Indian dessert using mango & semolina. No flour used & its vegan too. These cupcakes are soft, moist and delicious. A festive dessert for all!
Habanero Basil Mango Pasta – is a creamy, cheesy pasta dish which is rich and has a subtle, fruity flavor to it along with being spicy.
Great Grains Cereal, Mango and Beetroot Frozen Treats! – Great Grains Cereal, Mango & Beetroot are blended together to make delicious frozen treats. A healthy ice cream using an ice cream maker. Ideal for Summers.
Mango Mastani – A super rich and creamy mango thick shake which is a popular street food in Pune, India. Made with mango pulp, ice cream, dry fruits, this drink is surely a thirst quencher and lip smacking.
Mango truly is the king of fruits because of its versatility and unique sweetness. The best part about this wonder fruit is that it makes excellent savory as well as sweet dishes. The recipes mentioned here are just a sneak preview of how this fruit can be used in your day-to-day cooking. There are thousands of recipes out there which experiment with this fruit and utilize it to its full potential. What is your favorite mango recipe?
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