Ever thought of making tasty mango pickle within minutes? Here is the traditional Kerala household instant mango pickle.
A regular in my household during the mango season, is loved in combination with steamed rice.
This is a dry chutney that is used in combination with rice porridge. When I was little, one good thing about being sick was that mom used to prepare this chutney to be eaten with porridge.
Here's a luxurious salad that mixes flavours from around the world. Mesclun simply means a mixture of salad leaves, coming from the Provençal word for 'mixture'. It traditionally includes chicory, lamb's lettuce and dandelion leaves, but feel free to use any mix of greens. The dressing adds a Chinese twist.
Bring the tropics home with this colorful, flavourful salsa topping for meats or fish.
Here's a new twist on the humble spinach and Summer's juicy mangoes. Substitute chopped strawberries for the mango or add both for an even more colorful dish.
Mango flavoured butter with honey, this is a simple and delicious treat. Feel free to add more mangoes if you want a more robust flavour and taste. Don't skip on good quality bread! You can also make papaya butter this way.
Great with fried fish or meat of your choice, this tangy mango relish is always a hit! Add green chillies to make it spicy.
Sweet mango nectar, rum and and orange liqueur equal instant relaxation on a summer eve.
A great frappuccino for summer evenings. The heat practically demands this mango lime fruity drink!
This mango pineapple salsa goes very well as a dip for potato chips or on top of toast. As a side dishes, you can also use it with hearty meat platters.
Mango combines with healthy broccoli and cashews in this filling, good looking salad.
Try this tangy, garlicky mango salad and you won't go back to the same old boring cucumber salads this summer. Great as a healthy snack as well.
Coconut, mango and pineapple are mixed together, their flavours blended and garnished with mint. The cranberries add jewelled tones. Great on its own or as a side, this great dish is ready in mere minutes!
Nothing says summer better than mango and strawberries in a lush, cool salad. And it's ready in a heartbeat!
Here's a tropical fruity drink that's ready in a jiffy. I don't like when ice dilutes my drinks, so I froze pineapple juice in ice cubes and used here. If you can't find fresh cream of coconut, use coconut milk instead.
This is not your usual 'mango shake'. The lime adds a delish twist and kids love it. Add rum and it becomes an perfect summer cocktail drink.
Strawberries and mangoes come together to make a great snack for kids or anyone who wants a light, fresh, non-spicy treat. Serve with chips.
This nutritious drink is great for breakfast or any time you want a healthy treat.
Add spices, pudina and ilayichi to mango and you've got a complex, flavourful, rich lassi. Bottoms up!