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Indian Mango Dessert Recipes For The World!

Updated on December 6, 2012

Some Mango Facts

The mango is known as the 'king of fruit' throughout the world. The name 'mango' is derived from the Tamil word 'mangkay' or 'man-gai'. When the Portuguese traders settled in Western India they adopted the name as 'manga'.

Mangos originated in East India, Burma and the Andaman Islands bordering the Bay of Bengal. Around the 5th century B.C., Buddhist monks are believed to have introduced the mango to Malaysia and eastern Asia - legend has it that Buddha found tranquility and repose in a mango grove. Persian traders took the mango into the middle east and Africa, from there the Portuguese brought it to Brazil and the West Indies. Mango cultivars arrived in Florida in the 1830's and in California in the 1880's.

There are over 20 million metric tons of mangos grown throughout the tropical and sub-tropical world. The leading mango producer is India, with very little export as most are consumed within the country. Mexico and China compete for second place, followed by Pakistan and Indonesia. Thailand, Nigeria, Brazil, Philippines and Haiti follow in order.

Mango - the king of fruits

Harvested in April and May, this "king of mangoes" has orange-yellow skin, smooth, fibreless flesh, and a distinctive, powerful aroma and flavor, with notes of almond, coconut, vanilla and citrus.

Finally the first legal shipment of Indian mangoes to the United States too, landed at New York's Kennedy International Airport on 27 April. I think its the right time to introduce some great mouth watering Indian mango recipes to the world!

Below you can find some delicious mango recipes. Enjoy!

Mango Pie Recipe Video

Mango rice Recipe Video

Mango Rabdi Recipe

Required ingredients

  1. Milk 1 liter
  2. Sugar 4 to 6 tablespoon
  3. Medium size mango 2 nos
  4. Mango puree 1 cup
  5. Cardamom Powder ½ teaspoon

How to prepare

  • Pour the milk into a pan and boil on medium flame till the quantity becomes half
  • Add sugar and stir for some time
  • Now allow the milk to cool
  • Add the mango puree and blend the mixture to obtain a smooth flowing consistency
  • Cut the mangoes to small pieces
  • Add it to the mixture
  • Sprinkle the cardamom powder
  • Serve

Fresh Mango Pickle Recipe Video

Panna - Mango Drink Recipe Video

Mango Ice Cream Recipe Video

Chennai Mango Delight Recipe

Required ingredients:

  1. Fresh Paneer 500 grams
  2. Powdered Sugar 6 to 7 tablespoon
  3. Fresh Mango puree 5 tablespoon
  4. Finely cut mango pieces 2 cups
  5. Yellow coloring powder few drops

How to prepare:

  • Mix the paneer with sugar and knead well
  • Add a few drops of yellow coloring and mango puree
  • Beat well using your hands till the mixture is light and fluffy
  • Take a flat plate and spread half the mixture evenly
  • Sprinkle the mango pieces over it
  • Now spread the balance paneer mixture over it
  • Chill it
  • Cut into any shape and size and serve.

Mango Shrikand Recipe

Required ingredients

  1. Thick Curd                       10 t0 12 cups
  2. Powdered Sugar               8 tablespoon
  3. Mango puree                     2 cups
  4. Cardamom Powder           1 teaspoon

How to prepare

  • Tie the curd in a clean muslin cloth and leave it for 2/3 hours till all
  • the excess water drains.
  • Remove the solid curd from the cloth
  • Add sugar and mango puree and thoroughly blend in a mixer
  • Add cardamom powder and again mix well
  • Chill for 2/3 hours
  • Serve with parathas or chappathis

Enjoy! Have Fun.


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      shayana mack 6 years ago

      Really its awesome recipe .

      thanks !

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      Sanjeeta kk 7 years ago

      Love to try the mango srikhand.

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      reshims 7 years ago

      hi,,,, i am an indian. i loved ur recipes n dis is the best tm to get mangoes in india, but i live abroad now. anyway i hav a doubt, is dat mango pachadi recipe s complete? i think v need to add som yoghurt at t end rt? pls clear me

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      livingsta 8 years ago from United Kingdom

      very good recipes, and they look very yummy..will definitely try them soon ...

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      loneacorn 8 years ago from India

      Excellent hub you have made on Indian mango recipes. Also the facts given are very informational. Mango season has come yet again making the end of the long wait for mango lovers all around the world.

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      llongoria0 10 years ago from SATURN

      The comment box moved on me. LOL I was here before but am leaving a note for you SunSeven. Is that picture of you? Some day I would really like to go to India. It makes me sad I have never been anywhere before. I wonder if the mango's I buy at H.E.B. in the next town over here in Texas taste like the mango's in India? Probably not. I heard that lavendar grows better in England than in Texas to. We do have some great mesquite trees and pear apple cactus. :)



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      mark 10 years ago

      is there anybody who knows the recipe of mango with eggs and syrup?? its so yummy but i don't remember what they call it and i don't know how to make it pls help me

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      John D Lee 10 years ago

      I live in Thailand, and they have great mangoes here, but they're nothing like to mangoes we used to get imported as I was growing up in Canada. They're more elongated and a brighter yellow. Are Indian mongoes like this as well, or are they the rounder mangoes as pictured above?

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      SunSeven 10 years ago from Singapore / India

      Thank you Friends! I am sure you will want to try out some of the recipes! LOL!

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      Aphroditei 10 years ago

      Wow, great article Sunseven. I love mangos and your recipes sounds and look so delicious. I'll keep you posted when I'll try them. (^^,)

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      bluewings 10 years ago from Milkyway

      They look so Yummy,Sunseven! lol I wish I could eat them right now.Guess what ? I have a few alphonsos here and I am fantasizing a mango pie ,lol!

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      SunSeven 10 years ago from Singapore / India

      Thank you for your comment Guru! Great to know that you too love mangoes.

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      Cory Zacharia 10 years ago

      Delicious! You know, SunSeven, one of the gifts I received for my wedding, was a chef friend who prepared a beautiful, Venezuelan Mango with Rice dish for the guests. I got a small taste and it was heavenly. I can't wait to try these lovely recipes!

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      Cory Zacharia 10 years ago

      Was so enthused, accidentally clicked twice :-)