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Make the best of the mango season with these delicious mango dishes

26 June 2019 , 0 comments / 0 likes
In India summer is synonymous with mangoes. One of the most beloved fruits in the country, the mango is enjoyed by people of all ages. The creamy sweet flesh of the mango lends itself to many dishes, both sweet and savoury. When it comes to mangoes, there are infinite ways of consuming the fruit; you can eat it fresh, use it in desserts, in juices and smoothies, in curries and cakes – the list goes on.

Aamras or mango pulp is easily available and can be used to whip up some incredible dishes. Here are some delicious mango dishes you can make with mango pulp or puree.

Mango aamrakhand or mango shrikhand

Mango shrikhand is a delicious Indian dessert that is made using mango pulp and hung curd. This sweet and creamy dessert is very easy to make and is popular in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. Made with minimal ingredients, aamrakhand is delicious as well as nutritious. You can also use this as a base in other mango desserts.

Mango and coconut panna cotta

This Indian take on an Italian dessert, mango and coconut panna cotta is a great make-ahead dish for a dinner party or a Sunday brunch. This panna cotta is an elegant dessert and will have your guests raving about it for days to come. Set the panna cotta in individual glasses and garnish with fresh mango cubes to make it look fabulous.

Mango and turmeric smoothie popsicles

Looking for a healthy and delicious summer snack? This mango and turmeric smoothie popsicle fits the bill. Made with just five ingredients, this vegan popsicle is a big hit with children and adults alike. It is great as an after-dinner snack or when you want to cool off after a day at the beach.

Homemade mango ice cream

Ice cream is everybody’s go-to summer treat, and homemade mango ice cream is fresh and delicious. You can make rich and creamy mango ice cream at home without an ice cream machine; all you need is mangoes, cream and condensed milk. It retains and fresh taste of the mango, while being creamy and delicious.

Mango mousse cake

Celebrating a special occasion this summer? Make the occasion memorable with a decadent vanilla and mango mousse cake. Light and creamy, and topped with delicious summer berries, this mango mousse cake uses mango puree to give it the distinctive sweet-tart taste of mango. Delicate and elegant and bursting with mango flavour, this cake is a beautiful summer dessert.

Mango tart

A delicious mango dish made with mango curd and fresh fruit, this tart is a summer dessert that will brighten up your dinner table. A stunning dessert that is very simple to make, this mango tart will be a welcome addition at a potluck lunch or a picnic brunch.

Mango curry

A quintessential south Indian dish, this ripe mango curry is a fantastic way to enjoy mangoes. Made from ripe mango with the right mix of spices, mango curry pairs well with both rice and rotis. This delicious mango curry hits all the right notes with its sweet, salty, savoury and spicy flavours.

What is your favourite mango dish? Tell us in the comments.