Yummy Mango Dishes Found In Various World Cuisines
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When it comes to global cuisines, mango is an extremely versatile ingredient and is often used in a variety of dishes ranging from salads and pickles to curries and rice. Interestingly, mango can be a part of all three meals that you consume in a day including your breakfast (as a smoothie), lunch (kachhe aam ki sabji) and dinner (aam ki kheer). Globally, there exist more than 500 varieties of mangoes. With there being a variety of mangoes all over the world, it’s important to note that some varieties of mangoes tend to have a hint of sour taste and lend different flavours to various dishes. Therefore, before you begin to try out a recipe, it’s important to note which variety of mango would be most authentic to the recipe. 

Did you know that nearly half of the world’s mangoes are produced in India? However, we aren’t able to contribute more than 1% to the international trade of mangoes. This is because India consumes most of what it produces! The love for mangoes can also be observed at a global level, as the fruit is being continuously integrated into international cuisines and dishes. Read on to learn about how mango is used to make tasty dishes in various global cuisines. 


The land of Japan is home to one of the most expensive mangoes in the world, called Miyazaki Mangoes, which can sell up to $5,000 (₹3,85,139 approx). Although the full-blown cultivation of mangoes is said to have started in Japan only in the 1970s, the fruit has already made its way into the regional cuisine. The popular dishes involving the use of mango in Japanese cuisine include mango sushi, mango teriyaki salad and mango mochi. 

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