We invited Get Ahead readers to share their mango recipes with us -- great ways to enjoy the king of fruits in the sweltering heat. As part of an ongoing series, we present three such responses.
First up is Nalini J Kudalkar's recipe for Mango Bhaat:
Cuisine: South Indian
Preparation time: 10 minutes
- 3-4 medium to ripe alphonso mangoes
- 3-4 red chillies
- 2 tsps chilly powder
- 250 gms rice (cooked)
- Chana dal
- A few mustard seeds
- A few curry leaves
- Salt to taste
- Peel the mangoes and cut to pieces. Keep soaked in ice-cool water.
- Cook rice in pressure cooker and after cooling, mix with cubed mangoes.
- Add sugar,salt, and chilly powder. Temper with mustard seeds, curry leaves and chana dal.
Next we have how to prepare Mango Pie by Dipti Pastakia:
Preparation time: 20 minutes
- 2 readymade Graham Cracker crusts
- 1 can mango pulp
- 18 oz sour cream
- 1 1/2 envelopes non-flavoured gelatin
- 2 tbsps sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- Cut-up pieces of ripe mango (optional)
- Warm the water in the microwave (1 minute) and dissolve the gelatin in it.
- In a large bowl, mix pulp and sour cream with a hand blender. Add the gelatin mixture and sugar, and continue to mix until well-blended (optionally, add the cut-up mango pieces and stir).
- Pour the mixture into the readymade Graham Cracker crust shells and keep in refrigerator for 2 hours or until the mixture is firm.
- Cut into eight pieces and serve with whipped cream on top.
And finally, we have Anjana Narayanan's Mango Margarita recipe:
Preparation time: 5 minutes
- 1 1/4 ounces silver tequila
- 1 ounce Triple Sec
- 1 1/2 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 ounces simple syrup or sweet-and-sour mix
- 3/4 cup mango
- Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour the mixture into a hurricane-style glass.
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