One of the best things about a hot and scorching summer that almost makes it so much bearable are the summer fruits. You can never be confined to a list but here it is! All those amazing stone fruits such as the peaches,nectarines, apricots, figs and of course the best of them all, the delectable mango! While they all taste oh so delicious on their own, they definitely make perfect ingredients in many recipes. In fact, who can deny a big juicy mango and avoid including them in some yummilicious dishes! So whether it's a simple five-minute lassi or a no-churn ice cream, go all mangoes without any regret!
Who knew something so tasty, could be healthy for you too? In fact a mango is extremely good for you!
Not only are they great for the skin as well as the hair, they are also highly rich in vitamin A, C, E, as well as beta-carotene. They are known to lower cholesterol, and effectively boost immunity. Additionally, as a beauty benefit, they tend to give healthy glowing skin and also help rejuvenate your complexion.
Could you ask for more?
You can always eat a mango just the way it is, or go all out and fancy with some delicious dishes that include this delicious fruit as the core ingredient. Not only does it add that extra oomph and extra delectability to the dish, it can definitely lift your mood and make the meal worth remembering! So here goes:
- Mango Lassi
This oh so easy yet refreshing mango drink is just made with mangoes, yogurt, some sweeteners, and maybe a sprinkle of cardamom powder, only if needed. We call it the famous mango lassi in India and is very oftenly made with the preferred homemade yogurt.
- Sparkling Mango Orange Drink
This Sparkling drink is just so fresh with the sound of it that all it requires is some mangoes, some orange in the form of a drink. Add these bomb combinations in perfect marriage and your summer is made! The orange tinge with the magic from a mango when combined with some club soda can take this punch to the next level. Add some crushed mint and just lots of ice to make this Mango-Orange Juice the perfect version of a summer drink.
- Mango Ice Cream
Making the famous mango ice cream only requires 3 ingredients and just 5 minutes of your time for using some fresh or frozen mangoes. The best and beautiful part is that it’s a no-churn dessert which means that you will not even need an ice cream maker! What a great addition to your summer indeed!
- Mango Yogurt Granola Bites
Want something delicious but on a diet? Dig into these creamy mango yogurt granola bites that are effectively quick to make with just some mangoes, frozen yogurt, creme fresh and broken granola bars. It is probably one of the best granola recipes served as dessert and definitely a great ice candy substitute. Get a glimpse of heaven on a hot summer day with those crisp granola bases and that creamy yogurt and creme fresh filling.
- Sweet Mango Chutney or Ginger Mango Chutney
We all know that the mango chutney is just amazingly simple and super easy to make as well as to enjoy the mangoes in this summer season. There are two variants to this dish; the sweet mango chutney which has ginger and some warm spices of perfectly ground cinnamon, some cardamom, and the cloves. This will take less than 10 minutes to prepare and just 30 minutes to cook and fully prepare. Pair it with some meat or just relish this ginger mango chutney as a great sandwich spread. You could also have this in a spicy variant, where you add grated mangoes cooked in a nice sugar syrup that is made with chilli and some spices that should be bursting with fresh wholesome flavor.
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