Friday, 3 March 2017

A royal feast with the king of fruits

The summers are here, and they bring with them the King of Fruits – Mango! This juicy fruit belongs to the genus Mangifera and is native to South Asia. Not only does this taste good but also helps lower cholesterol, clears skin, improves eye health and digestion, fights heat strokes and strengthen the immune system.

Indulge in these delicious mango concoctions on a relaxed weekend evening.


Mango & Pineapple Sangria


Beat the heat with a mango and pineapple stir. In a large pitcher combine pureed pineapple and mango with Agave. Add to this a paste of ginger, mint leaves, lime juice and salt. Add lemon zest. Stir and mix well. Check for sweetness and garnish with mango pieces.

Mango Tomatilla Guacamole


Roast chopped and salted tomatillos in an oven for 20 minutes.  Place them in a food processor once cooled and blend until smooth. Combine with chopped mango, avocado, jalapenos, garlic and onions. Add seasoning as per taste and garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve with tortilla chips.

Mango Chia Pudding



A tropical treat to beat the sun. Blend pieces of mango in a blender. Add yogurt, coconut milk and lime juice to it. Blend until smooth. Add honey for preferred levels of sweetness. Transfer to a bowl and stir with chia seeds and refrigerate for 2-3 hours. Top with mango slices and shaved coconut. Serve chilled.

Shop for freshly hand picked mangoes at Nature's Basket. Find the nearest store at bit.ly/2llpwU0

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