Mango season is officially here. And though my thirst for the same never quenches, it’s one more year when I would try to quench the same.
Mangoes come in all shapes and sizes. Literally, if you sit down to research, you will come to know that there is a different type of mango grown in every state. And if a fan of mango, then trying all of these must be on your bucket list. And trust us, they don’t taste the same.
With that being said, here is the list of different types of mangoes you will find in India:
1. Alphonso Mangoes – Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Among the most popular ones are Alphonso Mangoes for they are the most consumed in India. They are available during May and July and can also be used to made mango shakes.
2. Safeda Mangoes – Andhra Pradesh
Safeda Mangoes are also called the King of mangoes and are the biggest in shapes when compared to other types of mangoes. A single Safeda Mango can weigh up to 300-400 grams. They also own the GI tag.
3. Dasheri Mangoes, Uttar Pradesh
Dasheri Mangoes are easily distinguishable due to their green-coloured peel. However, they taste divine from the inside.
4. Kesar Mangoes – Junagadh, Gujarat
Kesar Mangoes are called Queen of mangoes for their heavenly taste. They are ripped in hills close to Ahmedabad and are available throughout May and July in their best shape.
5. Chausa Mangoes – Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh
Chausa mangoes are available for the longest period of time that extends from July till August.
6. Bombay Green Mangoes – Punjab
Punjab grows and transports the famously named Bombay Green Mangoes throughout May and July across India.
7. Langra Mangoes – Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
All these mangoes which carry the green texture hold heavenly taste and Langra Mangoes are no exception. They are available at peek during July and June.
8. Totapuri Mangoes – Bangalore, Karnataka
Totapuri mangoes are usually used to make mango shakes and many more drinks. It is one of the most significant varieties of mangoes in the country.
9. Lakshmanbhog Mangoes – Malda, West Bengal
These mangoes ate grown in West Bengal especially for export purposes. They are sent to the United States.
10. Vanraj Mango, Gujarat
Vanraj mangoes are the most different when it comes to both size and color. They are a bit pricy and available only in serval parts of the country.
11. Gulab Khaas Mangoes – Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal
Gulab Khass mangoes are identified by their small shape. They are often used to make deserts and available between May and June.
12. Kilichundan Mango – Kerala
The name of the mango come from the fact that the end of it resembles a bird and Kilichundan in Malayalam means bird.
13. Rumani Mangoes – Chennai
Rumani Mangoes sport greenish-yellow skin that offers splendid flavour and juicy texture. They are rich in Vitamin A and E and are also used to makes desserts, smoothies and more.
Which one is your favourite?