Summer season is here and it is time to relish some sweet and sour raw mangoes, or as we popularly call it kacchi kairi! Most of us surely have some sweet childhood memories associated with kacchi kairi. Be it in form of aam panna or kaccha aam with salt, raw mango has a mass appeal and is one of the summer favourites. Keeping in mind its popularity, here we bring you a fruit mix recipe that will not only please your palate, but also keep you hydrated in a hot summer afternoon. Along with the tang of the raw mangoes, this mix also has the goodness of the sweet guavas and some spices.
Health Benefits Of Mango-Guava Mix:
- Raw mango is stated to prevent body from dehydration and gastro-intestinal disorders during the summer season. Guava also is said to prevent diarrhoea and constipation. Hence, this mixture can be touted well for gut-health.
- Both guava and mango are rich in vitamin C, making this mix a good option for strengthening immunity and boosting energy.
- Both guavas and mangoes are rich in antioxidants, which may help in maintaining blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
Also Read: 6 Reasons To Add Kairi To Your Summer Diet
Here's The Recipe For Sweet-N-Sour Mango-Guava Mix:
Raw Mango- half cup (thin slices)
Guava- half cup (thin slices)
Black Salt- one teaspoon
Kasundi (Bengali Mustard Sauce)- 2-3 tablespoons
Sugar- two teaspoon
Lemon juice- one teaspoon
Red chilli powder - half teaspoon
Coriander leaves- one teaspoon (freshly chopped)
Green chilli- 1-2 (chopped)
Step 1- Take the green chillies, salt, and sugar and lemon juice in a bowl and mix them weel (preferably mash them together with hand).
Step 2- Add guava, mango, kasundi or red chilli powder to it and mix again. Make sure every slice of the fruits is well coated with the spice mix.
Step 3- Garnish it with freshly chopped coriander leaves and enjoy!
One must remember the amount of the spices can vary as per taste palate.
Try this mix at home and let us know your feedback. Happy summer!
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