never eat mangoes at room temperature
The season of Pakistani mangoes
begins in May till August
In Pakistan, mangoes
are mostly eaten CHILLED. If you are in a hurry, a bath of cold water
the mangoes!) is just what you need. Even if you really canít
wait, you could try Pakistani mango milk shake by adding milk and ice cubes
to the pulp and blend it.
the flavour of the Pakistani mangoes, chilling is believed to be able to
neutralize the "heat" inside the fruit?
By putting Pakistani
mangoes in the fridge, you can extend their shelf life. Once you remove
them from the fridge, you have to consume them that same day as they deteriorate
mangoes are rich in Vitamin A, C and D and other antioxidant vitamins
This means that
you could enjoy Pakistani mangoes for about four months. For the
die-hard mango fans, try freezing the mango pulp and you could still enjoy
the heavenly taste even when the season is over.
is the golden temptation that has a slight perfume and weighs between 1/2
pound and 1 pound each, best eaten fresh.
is ideal for shakes and juice because of its low fibre content -- at 3%
to 5% compared to 27% of Chaunsa.
Enjoying fresh Pakistani
mangoes need not be messy
have more carotenoids than most other fruits - and that helps ward off
colds and reduces the risk of cancer and heart disease.
are high in fibre, and contain a small amount of carbohydrates, calcium,
iron, potassium and a little protein.
fun ways to eat a fresh mango:
There are hundred and one
ways to enjoy Pakistani mangoes
Squeeze the mango
gently until it's soft. Poke or bite a small hole at the top end
and suck out the mango pulp. This is
easier than you think!
Slice the two
sides off, leaving the pip in the middle. Score the flesh by cutting lines
lengthwise and widthwise, like a grid. Take care not to cut through the
skin. Hold it up with both hands and push the skin side up and out. You
now have cubes attached to the skin and can eat the mango off the skin.
Cut a cross at
the base of the mango, until the knife touches the pip. Peel the skin back
and hold the covered part while you eat the flesh from the top, like peeling
Peel, dice and
eat with a fork, spoon, or toothpick.
most delicious ways are:
Limited supply for the season only!