Mango Season Celebrations and Top Mango Recipes

Posted in Food & Recipes by Nida Zafar

Mango is called “The king of all fruits” due to its strong flavor, rich fragrance and a vitalizing taste.

Mangoes are readily available in June and July and are thought to be native to India; mangoes have been cultivated for more than 4,000 years and is said to be the most popular fruit of the season.

Mango season brings in a lot of new recipes, smoothies, juices, pickles, cocktails, jams, jellies, cakes, pie, muffins, sauces, ice-cream, salads and a never ending list of mango celebrations.

Mango Nutrition and Diet Notes

  • One cup of sliced mango contains 107 calories with 4 calories from fat.
  • We can say that mango is low in calories and fat.
  • Iron in mango is said to be suitable for pregnant women as well as for people suffering from anemia.
  • It is a great source of fiber which is said to be approximately 3 grams.
  • Mangoes are high in Vitamin C and B6 along with a decent amount of minerals like calcium, magnesium, potassium and copper.

Mango Selection

  • There are hundreds of different varieties of mangoes available in different colors, so a yellow color alone cannot indicate that the mango is correct for selection and is properly ripe.
  • The best way is to feel the mango by taking it in your hand, smelling it and pressing it gently. The soft mushy feeling and the strong sweet smell will be a sign of a perfect well done mango that is ready to eat.
  • If the mango is not fully grown, it should be folded in a paper bag or a news paper and should be placed in a warm place for a few days.
  • A regular check should be maintained to pick the ripe mangoes out of the bag.

Links to Tempting and Scrumptious Recipes Prepared with Mangoes

  1. Mango Cake
  2. Mango Chutney
  3. Mango Ice cream 1 & Mango Ice cream 2
  4. Mango Pickle 1 & Mango Pickle 2
  5. Mango Mousse and Juice
  6. Mango Fruit Salad
  7. Mango Vermicelli Delight and Mango Tango
  8. Mango Kheer
  9. Mango Tart
  10. Mango Souffle
  11. Mango Pudding
  12. Mango Cheese Cake
  13. Grilled Chicken with Mango Sauce
  14. Mango Fry Noodles
  15. Mango Peanut Chaat
  16. Mango Muffins
  17. Mango Banana Delight
  18. Mango Lemon Chicken
  19. Diet Healthy Drink

Enjoy the mango season and tantalize your taste buds with the delicious recipes and flavors of mango.


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