Beat the heat this summer with a mango bonaza

By  , Jagran Cityplus
Jul 13, 2010

Mango Tango Salad


Ingredients  (Serves 4)

  • Onion- 1 small- finely chopped
  • Fresh lime juice-2 ½ tbsp
  • Mangoes- 2 large
  • Salt- 1 tsp
  • Fresh orange juice-750 ml
  • Green chillies-2 seeded and finely chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves  


  • In a small bowl, toss the onion with the lime juice.  Let stand for 40 minutes.
  • Working with 1 mango at a time, score the skin into quarters.
  • Peel half the mango and cut 1/4-inch lengthwise slices down to the pit.  Cut crosswise to release the slices.  Repeat with the other side.  In a large bowl, combine 2 cups of water with the salt.  Add the mangoes and let stand for 40 minutes.
  • Drain the mangoes and pat dry.  Transfer to a large bowl and add the orange juice.  Drain the onion and sprinkle over the mangoes with the chopped chillies. Garnish with the coriander. 


MMMMM….. Yummy Mango Lassi


Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 1 1/4 cups plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh mango pulp
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons honey or sugar (depending on how sweet you want it)
  • 9 to 10 standard-size ice cubes




  • If using a fresh mango, peel and remove the flesh from the pit; cut mango into small pieces.
  • In a blender, add yogurt, lemon juice, mango pulp, water, and honey or sugar. Blend approximately 2 to 3 minutes or until you see a little forming in the mixture. Add the ice and blend until frothy!

NOTE:  Some people like to pour the mango mixture over ice cubes instead of blending the ice cubes in the drink.


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