Majestic mango

Summer season, especially, the month of May in India is incomplete without mangoes.

Markets are filled with different varieties of mango – raw and ripe. Almost every household surely cherish the great taste of this fruit either as a whole or in other recipes of desserts, shakes and smoothies, healthy drinks or pickles.

Mango, The King of Fruits and the National Fruit of India is one of the most widely cultivated fruits of tropical world.

Botanically, mango is a drupe and consists of an outer skin, a fleshy edible portion and a central stone enclosing a single seed – called stone fruit. Mango grows on evergreen tree- Mangifera indica, a member of cashew family.

India is one of the largest producer of mangoes with more than 100 varities different in sizes, shapes, colour and taste.

  • Origin of Mango

Although the mango is native to southern Asia, especially Burma and eastern India, Mangoes were first grown in India over 5000 years ago.

Nutritional and Health Benefits of Mango

Mango is not only a fulfilling delicious fruit but is also loaded with multiple health benefits because of its rich nutrient content.

Several health benefits of mango are :


  • Superfood

         Mangoes contain over 20 different vitamins and minerals good for overall health.

  • Reduced risk of heart diseaseAdequate amount of dietary fiber, potassium, and vitamin and low sodium content in mangoes help keep the arteries working and reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • Skin and hair healthVitamins and other minerals in mangoes are good for skin and hair growth.
  • Weight GainRegular intake of mangoes with milk helps in healthy weight gain as it is rich source of carbohydrates.
  • Weight LossYes! This is true. Mango is a sumptuous fruit and also free from fats and cholesterol. Mango drinks for breakfast are helpful in weight management in healthy manner. Fulfilling mango drinks or smoothies provide day long energy. Therefore prevent cravings for snacks time to time. So weight loss without losing face glow is achieved with this healthy fruit.

Recipes with Mango

As mangoes are available in different varieties of colour, form, taste and flavour, there are many and ultimate recipes with mango that are not only tasty but healthy too.

Moreover the method of preparation of different recipes with mangoes in India have some or the other medical benefits.

Enjoy mangoes not only as fruit but as pickles and chutneys (raw mangoes), drinks, ice creams, smoothies and shakes, juice, whole fruit. Although there are many recipes of mangoes available, here I am enlisting top 10 easy recipes with mango.Kids and adults love these recipes equally. Let’s check out few delicious recipes of mango to beat the heat this summer.

Top 10 Easy Recipes Of Mango

  1. Mango Juice (Aam Ras)
  2. Aam Panna (Raw Mango Juice)
  3. Mango Lassi
  4. Tangy Mango Chutney (Raw Mango)
  5. Mango Shake
  6. Oats Mango smoothie
  7. Mango Kulfi
  8. Kesari Mango
  9. Mango Phirni
  10. Khatti Meethi Mango Chutney