Indian mango recipes cover dishes like mango chutney, instant and sweet
mango pickles and mango rice. The mango or the aam season usually
March and ends in July.
Some raw mango varities are sweet or slightly
sour and some other are sour to very sour. For instance,
totapuri, is usually sweet; the mulgoa is very sour.
One of the Indian mango recipes is the mango
rice recipe. It typically uses the mulgoa.
Mango pickles are a very common Indian side dish. Many years ago, come
summer, it was common to make such pickles in large quantities to last
for a year. The pickles were stored in special utensils called jaadis
, which are
made from ceramic.
Today, however, not many make pickles in large quantities. Thanks
to the modern life styles.
Another reason why many do not make pickles to savor them over
a long period is because of the health concerns. Pickles are high in
Because they make an excellent side dish for items like curd rice
, relishing pickles in
moderation would be the way to take.
mangoes, which are a key part of some Indian mango recipes, are long
and have an oval shape.
If you like sweet or slightly sour pickles, then try the sweet mango pickles
totapuri. These are super delicious and have a good fit with items like
It is quite common to relish raw totapuri mangoes. Here is how to savor
such a mango:
wipe dry with a clean cloth
Cut the mango vertically into thin pieces
in such a way the pieces do not
separate at the end,
Sprinkle salt-and-chili powder mixture inside of the pieces,
all around, and churn the
pieces gently, with both hands, to ensure the mixture spreads
Break a piece and relish!
Do you like the chitranna
or lemon rice? If yes,
you may want to try its variant, the mango
. It is a lip-smacking food in the Indian mango recipes
category. Mango gratings take the place of lemon juice. The green
chilies, asafoetida and the the urud and the chana dal in the seasoning
for this rice further soars its taste higher.
Garnish the mango rice with plenty of fresh coconut gratings and
coriander leaves. These make the rice even more delicious.
Here are some of the mouth-watering Indian mango recipes: