The sight of ripe mangoes stacked in the neighborhood fruit stores or supermarkets is a sure sign that summer has come. Sweet, fragrant and juicy, we can’t wait to slice open and devour what is rightly known as the “King of Fruits”. Mangoes make the summer season bearable and as a kitchen ingredient they are as versatile as they come. If you have it in a fruit salad, as a cocktail or dip, the fruit gives every dish a lot of liveliness and freshness. Here are five recipes that make this mango box easy to make and that can be put together in under 30 minutes.
1. Mango Sewiyan
One of the tastiest and easiest desserts to make, Sewiyan or Vermicelli, is roasted in ghee and cooked in milk along with dry fruits and raisins. To add a fruity note to this milky dessert, you can just add a few mangoes. Peel, chop, and mix ripe mango pieces to a puree before adding to this dessert. Mango Sewiyan tastes best chilled. So refrigerate it before serving. Click here for the recipe.
2. Coconut mango oatmeal with cinnamon
Indulge in the goodness of coconut and juicy, meaty mangoes with this easy-to-prepare, delicious, and fulfilling breakfast. Aside from being healthy, it’s also an explosion of fruity flavors. The warm, enveloping aroma of cinnamon only stimulates the appetite and increases your mood. You can also add honey. You can find the full recipe here.
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3. Mango rice
The tartness of the raw mango and the health of the rice – this recipe is pure joy. So do it while the mango season lasts. It’s also very easy to do. The combination of all the spices and rice used in the tempering process brings out the best in the grated mango. It’s the ideal dish for days when you feel too lazy. Get together in just under 25 minutes. You can find the full recipe here.
4.Kachya Ambyache Lonche (quick raw mango cucumber)
This delicious and flavorful cucumber made from raw mango and a variety of spices goes well with any meal. From paratha to chapati to rice, this cucumber can spice up any meal. Make in larger quantities and store in a cool place in a sterilized jar and it will take months. This way you can enjoy the taste of mangoes even after the season has ended. Click here for the full recipe.
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5. Mango Feta Dip
Tired of hummus? Try this flavorful mango feta dip. It is the perfect sweet and sour side dish for snacks and starters and can also be eaten with flatbread, flatbread or raw vegetables. This thick mango dip is made with feta cheese and freshly cut mangoes. You can find the full recipe here.
So which of these delicious mango recipes are you going to whip up this summer? Let us know in the comments.