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    9 Aam-azing Mango Recipes To Boost Your Immunity & Amp-Up Your Protein Intake

    ‘Tis the season for hum sabka pasandida aam. And, this phalon ka raja is almost everyone’s favourite, if not all. The burst of unique flavours in the mouth leaves one craving for more. However, the one factor that perhaps urges you to control the intake of mangoes is the calories that you are afraid of piling on. But bhoolna mat ki mangoes are a rich source of proteins and other nutrients, and also help boost your immunity. Hence, here are 9 healthy mango recipes with a twist, which you can have even when you are keeping a strict watch on your diet. 

    So, go ahead and #BeALittleMore aware of these healthy mango recipes and jiyo life khulke

    1. Mango Coconut Smoothie

    Preparation Time: 15 minutes

    Cooking Time: 15 minutes

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup mango
    • ¾ cup coconut milk
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • 8 ice cubes

    Steps

    1. Add all the ingredients into a blender to make a smooth thick paste out of them
    2. Mango Coconut Smoothie is ready for you to drink up

    2. California Walnut Mango Spinach Salsa Bowl

    Preparation Time: 5 minutes

    Cooking Time: 5 minutes

    Ingredients

    • 225g baby spinach
    • 2 raw mangoes, cut into strips
    • 2 ripe mangoes, pureed in a mixer
    • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
    • 250g blackberries
    • 30g chopped parsley
    • 125g walnuts, roughly chopped and toasted
    • 30g fresh squeezed lime juice
    • 30g orange juice
    • 2 cloves lehsun (garlic), minced
    • 15ml honey
    • 30ml extra virgin olive oil
    • 5g sea salt

    Steps

    1. Add spinach, raw mangoes, onion, blackberries, and parsley to a bowl
    2. Add the chopped and toasted walnuts
    3. Pour the mango purée on top of it and stir well. 
    4. Add garlic, lime juice, orange juice, honey, and olive oil, and season with sea salt. 
    5. And, ta-da, the salsa bowl is ready to be served

    Read 10 Aam-amzing Mango Salad Bowl Recipes To Try This Summer

    3. Tropical Mango, California Walnut & Turmeric Smoothie Bowl

    Preparation Time: 5 minutes

    Cooking Time: 5 minutes

    Ingredients

    • ½ mango pulp and some slices for garnishing
    • 1 small piece of haldi (turmeric)
    • ½ banana
    • 200ml of coconut milk
    • 8 walnut halves
    • Lime juice and zest
    • A handful of raspberries and blueberries (optional)
    • 1 passion fruit (optional)
    • 1 tablespoon of coconut flakes

    Steps

    1. Add the mango, turmeric, banana, and coconut in the mixer and blend well
    2. Squeeze lime juice in the blender and give it a final mix
    3. Pour this mix into a bowl and spread the walnuts, passion fruit pieces, coconut flakes, and lime zest over it before serving

    4. Aam Akhrot Poda

    Preparation Time: 10 minutes

    Cooking Time: 5 minutes

    Ingredients

    • 3 medium-sized raw mangoes
    • ¼ cup pudina (mint)
    • ½ teaspoon roasted jeera (cumin) powder 
    • 1 cup walnut milk
    • 1 cup of sugar
    • 4 cups chilled water
    • 2 teaspoons black salt

    Steps

    1. Roast the raw mangoes until they get charred
    2. Let them cool
    3. Segregate the pulp from the seed with your hands
    4. Place this pulp, along with walnut milk, black salt, and sugar in a blender
    5. Sprinkle roasted cumin powder and mint over them and give them a final mix
    6. Blend to get a smooth paste
    7. Add cold water and blend again
    8. Keep it in the refrigerator for 2 hours
    9. Serve chilled

    5. Mango Oats Breakfast Bowl

    Preparation Time: 15 minutes

    Cooking Time: 5 minutes

    Ingredients

    • 1 mango, cubed
    • ½ cup oats
    • ½ cup freshly cut fruits of your choice
    • ½ cup cold milk
    • ¾ cup water
    • ¼ cup pistachios, sliced

    Steps

    1. Heat ¾ cup of water in a pan, add oats and cook for about 6 minutes on medium-low heat while stirring continuously
    2. Let the oats cool down completely before you can grind them
    3. In the meantime, soak 10 pistachios with their shells for 10 minutes in half cup water. Then, slice them and keep them aside.
    4. Pour the oats, cold milk, and mangoes into a mixer and blend until smooth
    5. Pour this into a bowl, and top with pieces of your choice of fruits and sliced pistachios

    6. Sticky Mango Chicken Skewers

    Preparation Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Cooking Time: 30 minutes

    Ingredients

    • Thigh fillets, cut into 2cm pieces
    • 1 mango, finely chopped
    • 1 small avocado, finely chopped (optional)
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
    • 1 green mirch, finely chopped (optional)
    • ¼ cup pudina (mint), finely chopped

    For Sticky Mango Marinade

    • 1 mango, coarsely chopped
    • 1 tablespoon sriracha or chilli sauce (optional)
    • 2 tablespoon honey
    • 1 clove of lehsun (garlic)
    • 2 teaspoon adrak (ginger), finely chopped
    • ½ tablespoon ground jeera (cumin)
    • ¼ cup dhaniya patta (coriander leaves), finely chopped

    Steps

    1. For the sticky mango marinade, put the mango, garlic, ginger, coriander leaves, cumin, and sriracha/chilli sauce in a mixer, and blend well until smooth
    2. Pour the mango marinade over the chicken pieces and toss well to combine evenly
    3. Cover the chicken and keep it in the fridge for about 1 hour for the flavours to seep into the chicken
    4. Thread the chicken among 12 skewers and then grill them over medium heat, turning them after every few minutes till they have been cooked through
    5. Next, cover them with foil and set them aside for 5 minutes
    6. Take a bowl and combine mango, spring onion, avocado, chilli, lime juice, and mint and then season
    7. Plate the skewers and then top with mango salsa

    Read Mango Recipes 101: Preparing Everything From Starters To Desserts & Drinks

    7. Mango & Coconut Pudding

    Preparation Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes

    Cooking Time: 10 minutes

    Ingredients

    • 2 mangoes, finely chopped
    • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
    • 400ml coconut cream
    • 2 teaspoons lemongrass paste
    • 1 tsp finely grated lime rind
    • ¼ cup (55g) castor sugar
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • Freshly desiccated coconut
    • A few sliced mangoes for garnishing
    • Maple syrup

    Steps

    1. Take coconut cream, vanilla, lemongrass, and lime rind, along with 1½  cups of water and combine well. Set this aside for 30 minutes.
    2. Refrigerate the chopped mango for about 1 hour
    3. Combine the coconut cream mix and the chopped mangoes in a serving bowl or glass
    4. Garnish with mango slices and desiccated coconut before serving. And, oh, don’t forget to drizzle with maple syrup.

    8. Mango & Pistachio Bircher Muesli

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups of rolled oats
    • 1 cup pineapple juice
    • 1 mango, finely chopped
    • 1 cup mango-flavoured yoghurt
    • ¼ cup pistachios, toasted and thinly sliced

    Steps

    1. Combine the oats, yoghurt, pineapple juice, and cinnamon in a bowl
    2. Cover the bowl with a thin wrap and refrigerate overnight for the flavours to develop
    3. Add the mango and half the pistachios to the above mixture and stir well to combine evenly
    4. Garnish with the remaining pistachios

    9. Tandoori Chicken With Mango Salsa

    Ingredients

    • 800 gm chicken thigh fillets, cut into 2cm pieces
    • 2 tablespoon tandoori paste
    • 1 tablespoon yoghurt
    • 1 mango, finely chopped
    • ½ red onion, finely chopped
    • 1 long laal mirch (red chilli), finely chopped
    • ¼ cup dhaniya patti (coriander leaves), coarsely chopped
    • 1 tablespoon nimbu ka ras (lemon juice)
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

    Steps

    1. Combine the chicken with tandoori paste and yoghurt in a bowl
    2. Cover the bowl with a thin wrap and refrigerate for the chicken to develop the flavours
    3. For the mango salsa, take onion, mango, coriander, lemon juice, and chilli in another bowl
    4. Thread chicken evenly among the skewers and grill them on medium heat
    5. Turn them at regular intervals to ensure that all the sides have been cooked through
    6. Plate it, along with basmati rice, mango salsa, and more yoghurt

    Now that you have your hands full with 9 healthy mango recipes, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and try them all. And let us know your feedback in the comment section below.

    Beauty Tip: Make this simple & easy mango face pack and see the flawless results on your skin.

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