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17 Delicious Reasons To Be Excited For Mango Season

THIS IS NOT A DRILL: YOU’VE GOT 3 MONTHS. GO HARD OR GO HOME.

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1. For three months every year, the king of fruits makes our summers bearable and until then, Indians have no chill.

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HOW CAN YOU TAKE SO LONG TO RIPEN???

2. Especially when the season has STARTED, and it's in your HOUSE and you STILL have to wait while it takes its own sweet time to get sweet.

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3. Until then, you have the option of mango-flavoured everything!

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4. When the mango is FINALLY ripe, you want it all day every day. Whether it's on toast...

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Spread almond butter on toast and top with mangoes and mint leaves.

5. As part of your everyday smoothie...

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6. Or just as good old mango lassi.

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Blend 2 cups of mango cubes with 2 cups of yoghurt and a few cubes of ice. Add sugar or honey if needed.

7. You can go out and get yourself full of falooda.

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Or even make it at home. Get the recipe here.

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8. Also it has been scientifically proven that no milkshake gets as many boys to the yard as mango milkshake.

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Boys, girls, dogs, cats, everyone.

9. But the best way to beat the excruciating heat is probably in the form of mango ice cream.

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Order from Natural's Ice Cream or learn to make it here.

10. If that sounds like too much work, put a dollop of vanilla ice cream on chopped mangoes and it's almost gourmet-level good.

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11. Forget about being healthy and get yourself a full-fat, sugar loaded mango cream.

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Seasonal fruits are so full of anti-oxidants and other health things that the cream doesn't even count.

12. It's an unspoken but strongly implemented rule to have aam ras with puris for Sunday lunch before slipping into a mango-fueled siesta.

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Learn to make puréed mango with some spices added in for extra pleasure, here.

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13. Or impress everyone by making a light and fluffy mango cheesecake.

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Learn how by looking here.

14. But nothing, NOTHING is better than sliced mangoes to STRICTLY BE EATEN BY HAND.

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15. Remember when we were stripped down to our diapers and given a whole mango to destroy however we pleased?

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16. Apparently, you can still do that.

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