10 mouth-watering mango recipes you must try this season

Who doesn't love mangoes!

Aliza Qaisar May 23, 2016
Who doesn't love mangoes! PHOTO: FILE

Alert: Mangoes are officially in season! To make the most of it, here are 10 ways you can consume Pakistan's favourite fruit.

1. Mango lassi frozen yogurt

There's no better way to beat the heat than with this refreshing scoop of mango lassi frozen yogurt. All you need is some mango pulp, yogurt and rose water to cool you down under the unrelenting summer sun. Find the recipe here. 

Mango lassi frozen yogurt. PHOTO: FOOD52.COM

2. Mango bread

If you're a total mango fanatic, why not add some fruit to your carbs?  Try making this super moist bread, with a myriad of unique flavors that will surprise you in every bite – cinnamon, honey, lemon zest, and of course, sweet mangoes.


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3. Mango-mint limeade

Dump the store-bought mango squash this summer, and treat your guests to this home-made concoction made with mangoes, mint, sparkling water, and lime.

Mango-mint limeade. PHOTO: FOOD52.COM

4. Mango chicken salad

If you're looking to add this sweet treat to a savory meal, this mango chicken salad is as good as it gets. Made with all the fresh, bright flavors of the tropics, this dish is a must-try.

Mango chicken salad. PHOTO: PINCHOFYUM.COM

5. Mango iced tea

Addicted to tea but can't have it during this heat wave? Try this refreshing drink made with black tea, and mango pulp.


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6. Mango pancakes

Whipped cream isn't only for strawberries. These drool-worthy pancakes filled with whipped cream and mangoes are simple to make, and will give you a scrumptious start to your day.


7. Mango milkshake

Mango milkshakes are the best way to get your daily dose of calcium, and serve as the perfect morning treat for those who are used to having their breakfast on the go.

Mango milkshake. PHOTO: RECIPESHUB.COM

8. Thai mango coconut sticky rice

Turns out Thai mango sticky rice isn't as out of reach as we thought. You don't have to hunt down a good Thai restaurant to feed your cravings, when you can make this culinary masterpiece at home.

Thai mango coconut sticky rice. PHOTO: THEKITCHN.COM

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9. Mango sorbet with lemon thyme

This mango sorbet with lemon thyme is the perfect summer pick-me-up, bursting with flavours from mangoes, lemon zest and thyme.

Mango sorbet with lemon thyme. PHOTO: PINTEREST

10. Aaam khaye ga

Or you could just go for the tried and tested Aamir Liaquat route.


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