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Recipes for Mango Bhaat, Mango Margarita and more!

April 27, 2010 18:48 IST
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We invited Get Ahead readers to share their mango recipes with us -- great ways to enjoy the king of fruits in the sweltering heat. As part of an ongoing series, we present three such responses.

First up is Nalini J Kudalkar's recipe for Mango Bhaat:

Cuisine: South Indian

Type: Vegetarian

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3-4 medium to ripe alphonso mangoes
  • 3-4 red chillies
  • 2 tsps chilly powder
  • 250 gms rice (cooked)
  • Chana dal
  • A few mustard seeds
  • A few curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar

Preparation:

  • Peel the mangoes and cut to pieces. Keep soaked in ice-cool water.
  • Cook rice in pressure cooker and after cooling, mix with cubed mangoes.
  • Add sugar,salt, and chilly powder. Temper with mustard seeds, curry leaves and chana dal.

Next we have how to prepare Mango Pie by Dipti Pastakia:

Cuisine: International

Type: Vegetarian

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 readymade Graham Cracker crusts
  • 1 can mango pulp
  • 18 oz sour cream
  • 1 1/2 envelopes non-flavoured gelatin
  • 2 tbsps sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Cut-up pieces of ripe mango (optional)

Preparation:

  • Warm the water in the microwave (1 minute) and dissolve the gelatin in it.
  • In a large bowl, mix pulp and sour cream with a hand blender. Add the gelatin mixture and sugar, and continue to mix until well-blended (optionally, add the cut-up mango pieces and stir).
  • Pour the mixture into the readymade Graham Cracker crust shells and keep in refrigerator for 2 hours or until the mixture is firm.
  • Cut into eight pieces and serve with whipped cream on top.

And finally, we have Anjana Narayanan's Mango Margarita recipe:

Cuisine: Mexican

Type: Vegetarian

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 ounces silver tequila
  • 1 ounce Triple Sec
  • 1 1/2 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 ounces simple syrup or sweet-and-sour mix
  • 3/4 cup mango

Preparation:

  • Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture into a hurricane-style glass.

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