Mango is known as the king of fruits. Mango is also considered as the national fruit of India. It is cultivated from march-October and there are wide varieties of mangoes in India. It is obtainable in different colours, sizes and shapes too.There are various assortments of Mango being delivered all through the world.
In India itself, diverse assortments of Mango in particular Alphonso, Safeda, Kesariya, Chaunsa, Dashehari, Langra, and so on are created. In the US, diverse assortments of mangoes are accessible in various stretches of time consistently. Ataulfo, Keitt, Francis, Tommy Atkins, Kent, and Hayden are a portion of the mainstream Mango assortments in the US.
Individuals in India make the best use of mango. They make mango shake, mango chutney, and mango pickle and a lot of different recipes with this delicious fruit. There are so many interesting things about mangoes that today I will share with you.
Properties of mangoes
Bark and Roots
The bark and roots are acrid, astringent, styptic, refrigerant, vulnery, anti syphilitic, anti-inflammatory, constipating anti-emetic. They are beneficial in conditions of metrorrhagia, pneumorrhagia, pitta, uteritis, leucorrhoea symilis, calonorrhagia, vomiting, ulcers and wounds. Mango bark juice has a good action on the mucous membranes in bleeding piles, leucorrhoea, menorrhoea and diarrhoea.
The Leaves are refrigerant styptic, astringent, constipating and vulneray. They are extremely useful in treating conditions of, hiccup, vough, hemorrhages, hyperdipsia, burning sensation, haemorrhoids, haemoptysis, ulcers, wounds, dysentery, diarrhoea, stomach pathy and pharyngopathy. The burnt mango leaves ashes are also useful in treating scalds and burns. Burning leaves smoke can treat throat diseases and hiccups.
The flowers are styptic, astringent, refrigerant. The dried mango leaves are helpful in treating conditions like haemoptysis, haemorrhage anorexia, ulcers, wounds, catarrh if bladder, dyspepsia, pitta, diarrhoea, dysentery, anaemia, and uro-edema gleet.
The unripe fruits are anti-scorbutic, acrid, acidic, carminative and digestive. They are beneficial, in eruptions, dysentery ophthalmia, vaginopathy, and urethrorrhea. Dried slices of unripe mangoes are sweet, laxative refrigerant, aphrodisiac, homeostatic, cardio-tonic and tonic. Used in treating dyspepsia, haemoptysis, from intestines lungs and uterus.
Types of Mangoes
This variety of mango was introduced by emperor sher shah suri in 1500s. This mango type is grown in north, this juicy and sweet variety of mango grow during July-August months. It is known by its yellow golden colour. If you want to make mango juice then consider chaunsa for mango juice pulp.
Dasheri is also called as malihabadi, Lucknow is the place where these varieties of mangoes cultivate. The first dasheri was cultivates in Lucknow. Dasheri are one of the most favourite types of mango due to its sweet taste and strong aroma. It has a long shape and are bright yellow in colour.
Langra aam is the famous mango variety grow in Varanasi. Langra aams are green in colour, oval-shaped. It cultivate sin the month of July-august.
Kesar aam are best for making aam ras. Kesar cultivated in between April-July. Kesar mangoes are of bright orange colours this it’s name is kesar. It is also among the expensive mango varieties.
Himsagar is characterise by it’s sweet aroma, these mangoes are green in colour and are medium-sized mangoes. It is only cultivated in the month of June. Himsagar cultivated in murshidabad India, hooghly, Bihar, Odisha and maldah.
Alphonso’s is also one of the most loved mango types. This juicy sweet mango is most popular mango variety available in the world. It has a creamy pulp and is rich in flavour. It is characterised by its tinge of red found on the top of the fruit. Mainly it is found in Karnataka, Gujarat and Maharashtra. Cultivated between may-June.
Badami mangoes are also Alphonsos as both have similar taste and texture . badami mangoes are best for making mango juice and chutneys.
Neelam mango cultivation in different areas of India, usually cultivated in June, these mangoes are mainly loved by people in Hyderabad.
Benishan mango is a mango type cultivated in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is also known as from it’s another popular name banganpalle because it is most commonly produced around banganapalle village. Safeda and Chappatao ate other names. These mangoes are usually large in size.
It is among the lesser known mango in the India. Most common produced in telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. when it comes to flavor and aroma it can even beat the alphonso.
Amrapali is a type of mango first introduced in 1971. It was produced as a hybrid between Dasheri and Neelam.
This mango variety is knowns for it’s sweet flavor, fragrant and large size. This mango weight varies from 500g to 1kg. It’s sweet aroma makes it the most preferred variety mango in Europe.
It is a type of mango that produced in the west Bengal side. This mango type is extremely special as it is exported by the Indian government to the US. if you eat it onc, you desire to have more.
Fazli mango listed under large mango cultivated in bengal, uttar pradesh and Bihar, with minimal fibre and sweet juicy flesh.
This mango type got it’s name after a town in utter pradesh named Rataul. In Pakistan it is called as Anwar rataul and In India Rataul. This mango variety cultivated in the village of utter pradesh. This variety of mango is not easily accessible in Delhi.
Sindoora mango variety has reddish colour on it’s top thus it is called as Sindoora. This type of mango variety is extremely pulpy and juicy. This mango type is the most delicious mangoes you have taste so far.
Totapuri is among the famous mango types that found usually in south India State, TamilNadu and Karnataka. This type of mango is the main and common cultivators grown in the region of India.
The Devgad Alphonso is one of the most popular variety of mangoes. It is a foreign fruit that came to India by Goa. From Goa, this fruit travelled to different areas like konkan region, Ratnagiri, and south-India side as well. Devgad Alphonso has a distinct aroma as compared to other mangoes. Devgad mangoes comes in different shapes and sizes. It is also one of the most expensive type of mango in India
Raspuri mangoes are oval in shape , juicy in texture and have excellent flavor. In Karnataka region these mangoes are called as Rasapuri or Peddasrasalu and In India they are considered as the Queen of mangoes.
Malgova is also called as Alphonso of South Indian, malgova is a huge variety of mango. It is the most favourite mango type in Tamil region. Malgova is a large round shape mango and has a green colour even when ripe. It is also one of the best mango variety use to make mango shakes.
Maavadu is a small size mango cultivates in the beginning of the summer month in the region of south India. This type of mango is best to make healthy pickles.
Goa’s local mango types include the furtaad, mankurad, musraad, Alphonso and etc. it’s sweetness and fragrant that even you will not be able to find in Alphonso. Mankuraad mango variety cultivated in April. Many recipes can be made from Mankuraad.
Safeda mango variety most commonly produce in central and northern India. The fruit get it’s name from the colour of it’s flesh which is in pale colour. It has tangy sweetness and huge meaty pulpiness which makes it favourite mango variety among people.
Mallika mango is fiberless and large mango. It has a mouth-watering flavor that will not stop you eating it for once. Mallika mango tree is a very easy fruit tree to grow as it grows faster as compared to other domestic fruits.
As we all know that Andhra pradesh is home to wide varieties of mangoes, and among all the most lovable is china rasam. It is also best for making pickles.
Ratnagiri is one of the famous mango in Maharashtra. This mango fruit firstly produced in the area of Konkan and the interesting thing about this mango is that , each mango weights 150-300 gms.
Mango malda is also known as “King of Mangoes”, especially in Bihar Side. it is extremely juicy and have a nice aroma. S compare to other variety of mangoes malda has thinner cover and ios more delicious.
Jardalu mango has something that is irresistible. It has a kind of aroma and flavor that one can never forget about in their lifetime.
Hapus is native to Maharashtra, this mango type is also cultivated in some parts of Karnataka and Gujarat.Also it is the most expensive mango variety that is also send in other parts of the world.
Biju aam is most popular in State of Bihar. These mangoes are small in size and are light yellow in colour. They do not need to be sliced, you can have it directly squeezed in your mouth.
Drinks made out of mangoes
A juicy mango is simply delicious- but do you know who many drinks you can made out of mangoes? If Not, then here are some amazing drinks to make with mangoes.
This creamy icy cocktail is twisted with powdered chilli. To make this drink. You first have to peel mangoes and blend it. Add 1 ounce of orange liqueur, 3 ounces of blanco tequila, 2 tbsp of sugar, 2 ounces of lime juice, and 2 cups of ice. Blend it well in the mixture and take it out in a margarita glass serve after garnishing with lime wheel.
Mango peach Sangrita
Combine brandy, wine, peach nectar mango nectar orange slices orange juice in a large container. Stir the mixture and then keep them in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours so the different flavors combine. After refrigerating add seltzer water and serve it.
Fill a cocktail juicer with ice, add all the ingredients like amber rum, white rum, mango nectar, lime juice, and shake well. Serve it with a mango slice.
Mango mint lassi
It is a very delicious mango drink recipe that people can make for their kids and family members in summer. Mango is a versatile fruit and have sweet tangy flavors when get mixed with orange juice and yogurt, one will never be able to forget this combination. This mango recipe is really amazing and can be made for children’s in summer evening.
Aam panna is a very delightful and popular drink for the summers, it is a jsttry beverage to beat the summer heat. It is beneficial in various ways best to keep you hydrated throughout the day. This fresh drink can keep you fresh all the day.
Mango based on drinks are truly delicious, and are loved by people of different age groups. One of the simple mango drink people can made is mango fruity. It hardly takes 5-10 minutes to make it. Kids love mango fruity and you can serve them anytime in summer because it is very beneficial for them.
Mango colada is a cocktail made with pineapple, mango, banana and coconut milk. This is very simple to make and can be served anytime and on any occasion.
Honey mango is a divine drink that can me made with both honey and mango. It is a delicious and refreshing mango recipe that you should try.
5 Refreshing Mango Recipes
You can eat mangoes in so many different and creative ways. Eating it in that same way is boring, why don’t you try some new way and enjoy it in a unique way with these amazing easy to make mango recipes.
This is one of the best and the easiest recipes made with mangoes that is surely going to win your heart. The savoury and sweet combination of the recipe will spice your taste buds.
1 fresh mango
¼ th cup of finely chopped red bell pepper
1 finely chopped chili
1 tbsp of olive oil
1 garlic clove
2 tbsp lemon juice
Pepper and salt
¼ spoon of sugar as needed
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and freeze them for maximum 1 hour. After 1 hour enjoy this refreshing and cool salsa.
Mango ice Cream
This is the classic recipes for ripe mangoes that will always stay top in trend. Beat the summer heat with this delicious and yummy treat. It is made from fresh mangoes and cream, this ice cream will be best to serve in afternoon to guests and kids.
2 diced mangoes
3-4 cups cream
1 tbsp vanilla extract
Sugar as needed
Honey or chocolate syrup
Pour the mangoes in a mixer and blend it until it turn into soft paste. In the mixture, add whipped milk and again blend it until the paste become smooth. After this add mango pulp into it, Add sugar as required and vanilla extract mix them well. Keep the paste in the freezer when the ice cream turn half frozen take it out from the freezer and blend it again for some time. Pour the paste in the tray, freeze it gaina and serve it with honey or chocolate syrup.
The recipe for mango pudding is very simple and it’s scent and flavor will make you love this recipe.
1 cup mango
1 ¼ cup of milk
1 cup cream
4 tbsp sugar
2 teaspoon sugar
2 spoon corn starch
Pour the ingredients in a large bowl and blend them well so that the mixture turns smooth. Shift the paste in glass bowls. Keep it in a refrigerator to room temperature and then freeze it.
Corn and raw mango salad
This hearty and healthy salad can refresh you instantly. Combine mango and corn together with bell peppers, cherry, spring onions and tomatoes.
Mango rice Bowls
This is not a simple salad bowl. It’s a bowl of colour nutrition that you require everyday. You can serve this salad to your guests and to your family members to make their fresh evening.
Mangalorean ripe mango curry
If you think that this is sweet then you are wrong here. Have you ever taste the spicy mango curry? May be not but for once change your mind and try this mangalorean mango curry. I bet you would love this curry and want to make it more once you taste it.
Uses of Mangoes
Mango for hair
As you know that mangoes rich in vitamin A, that promotes hair growth. It also treat people who have grey hairs so applying mango oil by mixing coconut, sesame and other oil regularly on your hair should give you long, thick and black hair.
Mango for skin
Mangoes are magnificent for the taste buds as well as they can support your skin too! This colorful organic product is wealthy in sound vitamins and cancer prevention agents which can furnish you with wonderful and perfect skin.
Treatment of Acne
Vitamin A and vitamin C in mangoes are main antioxidants that assist in curing [pimples and acne. You know that vitamin A is very beneficial for your skin. And the sweetest way of consuming vitamin A is to eat more and more ripe mangoes.
The best use of mango is to make a face cleanser by combining flour, mango pulp and honey to make a past. You can apply this paste on your skin and leave it for 10-15 minutes and wash it off gently. It is also helpful in removing tanning.
Mango for dry skin
Both consumption and use of mango work as a great moisturiser that nourishes your dry skin.
You can set up a face pack by blending mango mash with 6 spoons of yogurt. Apply it all over and wash off following 15 minutes to get smooth and brilliant skin!
Mango for Oily Skin:
People who have oily skin can apply mango pulp on their face, apply the paste for some time and then wash it off gently with cold water.
Mango is loved by both adults and children. And after knowing all these things about mangoes i hope you will increase the consumption of mango in your life. Mangoes are best alternative to street food and other unhealthy foods. Mango in India comes in wide variety so taste mangoes of all types and enjoy the delicious treat made through it.
How mango help humans in summer season?
Mango is rightly called as the king of fruits. It is hard to resist the aroma, sight and the sweet taste of mango. Mangoes cultivated in summer season and it has so many benefits to eat. Mango is not just good in tastee, there are some countless benefits that makes mango, the king of fruits.
Mango is rich in nutrients and vitamins that is excellent for your eyes. Vitamin A, C and E in mangoes contains flavonoids and carotene, together these nutrients keep your eye healthy and improve your eyesight. It also prevents diseases like night blindness, cataract and dry eyes.
One of the effective benefit of eating mangoes is it improves your digestive system. Mango contains high amount of enzymes and fibres that helps in protecting you from gastrointestinal disorders.
Maintains healthy skin
During summers our skin needs more care than other seasons. The better and the delicious way yo take care of it is eat mangoes. Mango contain vitamin A that helps fighting acne and pimple and make clear skin. Mango is one of the best best fruit to get glowing skin.
Cures iron deficiency
Mango is rich source of iron, and the best cure for anemia and iron deficiency. Pregnant women and menopausal women are recommended to eat ripened mangoes to increase the level of iron and calcium in the blood.
Eating mangoes can lower down the risk of dangerous diseases up to large extent. As mango contains good amount of nutrients such as fisetin, quercetin, methyl gallate, and enzymes.
Advantages of eating mangoes
It helps in fighting cancer
Mangoes contain some helpful antioxidants includes isoquercitrin, fisetin, gallic, astragalin, and methyl gallate. All these essential properties of mangoes protect our body from leukaemia, colon cancer, breast cancer, and prostate cancer
Mango controls cholesterol
Apart from other fruits mangoes contain high amount if Vitamin C, protein, and fiber which makes this fruit helps in controlling cholesterol level.
It helps in cleansing skin
Eating mangoes helps in cleaning your skin. It teats pores and gives a glow to your face and skin. So, if you want to get a flawless skin eat mangoes as much you can.
Helps in regulating diabetes
Mangoes are extremely beneficial for diabetic patients. So people suffering from this can boil 4-5 mangoes in a vessel, leave it overnight and then drink the filtered juice early in the morning. The best part is that mango has low glycemic index, which not increase your sugar level.
A way to lose weight
As you know that mango contains essential nutrients and vitamins, eating one mango a day makes you feel heavy. Mango also content fibrant content, this it boost your digestive system and burns all unwanted calories, which in turns helps body losing weight.
Consuming Mango leaves, woods, or flotsam and jetsam isn’t fitting as they are dangerous in nature and can taint eyes and lungs extremely. Besides, mango leaves are viewed as lethal for cows feed also. Prior it was a training to bolster mango leaves to steers with the goal that their pee winds up dull yellow and that can be utilise as a part of getting ready colour. Be that as it may, later, it was restricted seeing the repercussions in creatures who are utilised as a part of cultivating and all other mango cultivation types.
An Aphrodisiac fruit
Mango is known as the king of fruits. And you know it is also known as Love fruit as its properties increase virility in men. Thus, eating mangoes enhance your passion and love.
For healthy eyes
Mangoes contain a lot of vitamins this it makes mango the perfect fruit to bright your eyesight. It also helps people suffering from dry eyes and night blindness.
Boost immune system
Mangoes contain vitamin C, A and also other types of carotenoids. So together all these nutrients are beneficial for your immune system and keep your immune system healthy and strong.
Disadvantages of eating mangoes
If you at a lot of mangoes as needed they you may suffer from these frightening effects
As we know mango contain vitamin A and C but apart from this it also contains many calories. Small size mangoes carry about 130 calories. For normal people it will not create a problem but for people who wish to lose weight but also loves eating mangoes can be a problem for them. So, to people who want to lose weight have to avoid eating excessive mangoes.
Increase sugar level
Do you know if you eat a lot mangoes what would happen? It will increase your sugar level. Yes, you read it right as mango contain high fructose content. So, as much mango you eat, more fructose amount you consume. Spo try to eat mangoes in limit, because excess eating is scary for your health especially when you are sugar patient.
Effect of artificially ripened mangoes
You may not know but eating artificially ripened mangoes are hazardous for your health. As some mango merchants make use of calcium carbide to boost the growth of mangoes. This substance is harmful for your health. So avoid eating mangoes that are ripened artificially.
Bad for digestion
Additionally , eating lots of mangoes cause indigestion problem. This mainly cause when you eat t immature mangoes. So avoid eating raw mangoes and mangoes ripen by carbide.
There are few allergies associated with consuming mangoes which often come sin people sensitive to the fruit. Symptoms of allergies may vary from runny nose, watery eyes, abdominal pain, breathing problems, anaphylactic shock and even sneezing.
Mangoes not good for arthritis sufferers
For people who are suffering from arthritis should not eat mangoes in large quantities. Eating mature fresh mango can cause irritation for them.