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Beat the Heat with this Delicious Mango Recipes from Godrej Nature’s Basket!

Receipe Ideas by Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal, Food Consultant at Godrej Nature’s Basket


Summer is here and so is the King of Fruits – The glorious mango! Try these simple and
delicious mango based recipes, courtesy Godrej Nature’s Basket.





Spicy Oriental Mango salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Serves 2-3 as a Side Dish

Ingredients:

2 ripe mangoes, flesh cut into large chunks
1 cup mixed capsicum, seeded and white pith removed, cut into thin strips
2 spring onions, thinly sliced diagonally
½ small red onion, very thinly sliced
1 cup lettuce shredded
Spicy oriental dressing:
1 tbsp Toasted sesame oil/ hazelnut oil
1 tbsp chilli oil
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp chilli flakes
Rock salt to taste

Method:

In a large salad bowl combine vegetables. Shake dressing ingredients together in a jar. When ready to
serve gently toss dressing through the salad.

Variation:
Add spicy cooked prawns or smoked chicken to make this a complete summer meal.

Thai Mango Basil Salad with olive oil

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Serves 2-3 as a Side Dish

Ingredients:

1 medium bowl fresh lettuce, or a combination of mixed greens (1 semi-ripe to ripe mango)
1/2 to 1 cup cucumber, sliced
1/4 cup dry-roasted cashew nuts
1 tbsp Thai chillies, sliced fine

Basil Dressing: (serves 2 people; double recipe for 3 or more)

15-20 basil leaves, or up to 25 if leaves are small
1 green onion, sliced (including green stem)
3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1 Tsp salt
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp. brown sugar or palm sugar
1 chilli

Method:

Rinse fresh greens and use salad spinner to dry. Place in a salad bowl. Add all the other vegetables.

Slice the mango on either side of the stone and scoop out the fruit. Slice fruit up into cubes. Add mango
cubes to the salad.

To make the dressing, place all Basil Dressing ingredients in a mini chopper, food processor or blender.
Process to a coarse paste. Drizzle dressing over salad. Add nuts and toss again.

Variations of this Salad:

Add cooked prawns, simply boiled or grilled
Add fried tofu, cut into cubes
Add grilled chicken
If you can’t find mango, try it with fresh pineapple instead!

Mango Fool with Kiwi Salsa (can be serve with sweet multigrain cookies/biscotti)

Ingredients:

150g Hung yogurt
2 large ripe mangoes, peeled, roughly chopped
8 pieces almond bread

For Kiwi Salsa:

2 Kiwis diced fine
Handfull fresh mint leaves
1/2 tsp sugar or sweetener as required
1/2 tsp lime juice
Pinch of salt

Method:

Combine everything for Kiwi salsa and reserve


Place yoghurt in a bowl. With a fork, mix till creamy. Mash mango in another bowl and add 2/3 to the
yoghurt. Reserve 1/3 cup mango puree. Half-fill 6 shot glasses with mango-yogurt mixture. Spoon over
reserved mashed mango. Then spoon over Kiwi Salsa. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes or longer, if
time permits. Serve with healthy cookies to dip in.

Summery Mango Salsa (can be served with ragi chips or other healthy chips)

Ingredients:

1 red bird’s eye chilli, deseeded, sliced
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons shredded fresh mint leaves
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 kaffir lime leaf, finely shredded
2 (400g each) mangoes, chopped

Method:

Place mango, chilli, lime juice, onion, mint, garlic and lime leaf in a bowl. Stir gently to combine. Cover.

Refrigerate. Serve with Kaffir lime and lemon salmon or sliced leg ham.

About Godrej Nature’s Basket

Godrej Nature’s Basket is a retail venture of the Godrej group and is today India’s foremost retail
destination for fine foods from across the World. Started in 2005 as a single fresh food store, it has
today morphed into a 25 store chain of premium gourmet Stores strategically located at high street
locations in Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Pune, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. The Gourmet retail chain boasts

of stocking the best international and domestic wines, cold cuts, meats, cheese, organic foods and a
large variety of pastas, noodles, beverages, exotic and rare ingredients, meals, sauces, preserves and
packaged food from around the world. Every item on the shelf is handpicked from the very best that
Europe, Australia, Asia and the US have to offer. It caters to the refined needs of up-market urban
consumers for irresistibly authentic world food and ingredients.

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