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Types Of Mango - King of Fruit
Well, there are more than one hundred types of mangoes available all over the world. Usually some types are found which are rich in taste in sub-continent and others are available in Southeast Asia and the rest of the world. Pakistan also has different and very tasty kinds of mangoes because the geographical location of Pakistan and its weather provides best suitable environment where a mango tree can grow very easily. Most famous types of mangoes usually found in Pakistan can be named as.
it is considered as one of the best variety of mangoes available in Pakistan due to the taste it has and the richness it possesses. It is usually available from July to the beginning of September.
it is another variety available in Pakistan. It has a green skin and it has brownish yellow color. It has a very sweet pulp. So it is best suited for making the mango juices and mango shakes.
it is another kind of mango available in Pakistan. It has the taste similar to Chaunsa types of mangoes but not actually has the same taste as a whole.
Colour is yellow when ripe, skin thin, pulp fibreless, fiesh firm, very sweet in taste, stone very small, mid season (July), keeping and peeling qualities good.
Arguably the best tasting mango, If you ask a mango lover. The name Ratole based on a Village name in India. That tree, and its successors, have bestowed fame, moderate affluence and, more recently, frustration on the people of Rataul village, arguably the mecca of Pakistani mango lovers.
Ratnagiri is a small idyllic coastal town – 330 kilometres south of Mumbai.
It is famous for golden Haapus or Alfonso mangoes and for the horse shoe shaped fort.
The Alphonso Mango is named after Afonso de Albuquerque. This was an exquisite and expensive variety of mango, that he used to bring on his journeys to Goa. The locals took to calling it Aphoos in Konkani and in Maharashtra the pronunciation got further transformed to Hapoos. This variety then was taken to the Konkan region of Maharashtra and other parts of India.
Sammar Bahisht mango
Sammar Bahisht (in Urdu Sammar means fruit and Bahisht means Paradise) is a mango cultivar grown in different parts of the world.
It originated as a superior chance seedling in Muzaffarnagar Uttar Pradesh, India. It got its name because of its pleasant flavor. The fruit is medium with a slightly flattened base, equal shoulders, greenish yellow skin, and yellow pulp. It has a very sweet, pleasant flavor and is sparsely fibrous. The fruit also keeps well and peels easily. It ripens from July to August.
both in its green and ripe form is a very good tenderizing agent and therefore ideal to include in any marinade. In Pakistan they use a sour mango powder containing ground up green mangoes called Achar, both as a seasoning and tenderizing aid.