In Mexico they serve them on a stick peeled and cut up like a flower. Sometimes they offer you with some chili and lime.
A new study says that mangoes are rich in anti-oxidants. It has been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. Several trial studies suggest that poly phenolic anti-oxidant compounds in mango are known to offer protection against breast and colon cancers.
This fruit is rich in Vitamin-A and flavonoids like beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin. 100 g of fresh fruit provides 765 mg or 25% of recommended daily levels of vitamin A.
It is rich in potassium, a source of vitamin-B6, vitamin-C, vitamin-E, and copper. It's no wonder mangoes are served as salads in other countries.
HOW TO CUT A MANGO FRUIT:
Above is a demonstration on how to cut a mango to be served as a fruit for dessert or for decoration.
HOW TO CHOP THE MANGO FOR SALAD:
You can use very green unripe mango for this salad.
MANGO SALAD RECIPE:1 mango (not ripe - preferably still green)
1/2 medium size onion minced
1/2 large tomato minced
1/4 cup of minced cilantro
Can be seasoned either with fish sauce if used for seafood as salad
Can be seasoned with vinegar and salt if used for grilled meats
Optional: minced hot chillies
|The salad above was made with firm but almost ripe mango|