Children and adults alike wait eagerly for the hot summer months in India as this is the season for mangoes! There are so many different types of mangoes available and people have their own special preferences for one variety or another.
Quite apart from the ripe mangoes, we make use of raw/green mangoes too in a wide variety of dishes. These range from cooling drinks, different kinds of chutneys and pickles, and tarty jams and relishes.
Besides being so tasty, raw mangoes help in the hot summer by preventing dehydration, and have numerous health benefits.
Elsewhere in this blog you will find recipes for dishes made with raw mango such as:-
- Raw Mango, 1 or Chopped Raw Mango, about 1 heaped cup
- Fenugreek (Methi) Seeds, 3/4 tsp
- Jaggery, grated, 1/2 cup or to taste
- Mustard Seeds, 1/2 tsp
- Asafoetida, (Hing) 1/8 tsp
- Turmeric Powder, 1/4 tsp
- Chilli Powder, 1 tsp
- Salt, to taste
- Oil, 1 to 1 and 1/2 tbsp