Do you want to know a genius hack to store mangoes and enjoy the fruit in a whole new avatar? Here's an easy recipe to make crispy, thin, wafer-like mango chips that lets you preserve and relish mango for months after its season is gone. Aam papad is an Indian delicacy enjoyed by many. But some people don't like its chewy, sticky texture and sweet taste. Mango chips are a great alternative to make a scrumptious snack with the goodness of mango in its elementary form. Bonus - you get yummy homemade chips with no preservatives, no artificial flavours and no colouring agents - only fresh and healthy mango.
The sweet and tangy mango chips can be easily made at home. It may take some time for them to turn into your delicious snack, but the wait will be totally worth it. Moreover, you don't have to really do anything while the chips are in the making; you just have to wait. These chips can be stored for 6-7 months in an airtight container, and are likely to suffice till the next mango season. If you are wondering why it will not go bad, we are adding lemon to it, which acts a natural preservative.
(Also Read: 5 Ways You Can Preserve And Keep Enjoying Mango Till Next Summer)
Mango is of the most popular summer fruits.
Crispy Mango Chips Recipe -
Half tsp salt
Step 1 - Wash and peel the mango. Cut the flesh into thin slices.
Step 2 - Add the juice of one lemon in a glass of water, add salt and stir.
Step 3 - Put the mango slices in the glass and let them soak for about one hour.
Step 4 - Take out the mango slices and lay them on a dry towel or sheet.
Step 5 - Put the lemon-soaked mango slices out in the sun and let them dry until they turn crispy and flaky.
(Follow the same ratio of ingredients' quantity to adjust to the number of mangoes you want to turn into chips.)
In just a few simple steps, you can make healthy and yummy mango chips for guilt-free snacking. You can be more creative and garnish this mango snack with chilli flakes, cucumber and tomato slices, chopped onions, or pair it with a dip of your choice. There are so many ways you can use these chips to satiate your in-between-the meals hunger.