Learn How To Make Mango Pulp (MangoPuree) in under 5 minutes and use it throughout the year to make your favorite recipes.
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Learn How To Make Mango Pulp (Mango Puree) in just 5 minutes. Make a big batch and freeze it in summers when fresh ripe mangoes are in season and use it throughout the year to make your favorite mango recipes.
I am sharing 3 different ways in which you can make it at home.
Although mango pulp is easily available in stores these days, making it at home has many advantages.
Homemade mango puree is made using high-quality mangoes. There is no artificial color, flavor, preservative, or chemical added to it. Fresh mango pulp tastes much better than canned mango pulp.
Making it at home is much more economical too. Make sure to make it in mango season when mangoes are at their best and cheap too.
Which Mangoes Are Best To Make Mango Puree
You need just one ingredient to make mango pulp recipe, fresh mangoes, so choose the best ones.
There are a variety of mangoes available all around the world but nothing can beat the taste of Indian or Mexican mangoes.
Choose the mangoes that are less fibrous and very juicy. Indian mango varieties like Alphonso mangoes, Dussheri, or Kesar Mangoes are my to-go varieties to make mango puree. You will find these in any Indian grocery store during summer.
You can also use Mexican varieties like Ataulfo, Haden, or Kent.
Select ripe mangoes! They can be either bright orange or green in color. To check if the mangoes are ripe, press the mango a little and if it feels soft, then the mangoes are ripe. Ripe mangoes will also smell fruity.
Choose the mangoes that are free of blemishes or dark spots.
Health Benefits Of Mangoes
The king of fruits, mango is a favorite among all. But apart from its incredible taste, it also comes with many health benefits.
- Mangoes are said to be rich in magnesium and potassium, which help lower blood pressure and regularize pulse.
- It is also a good source of mangiferin, which helps in reducing the inflammation of the heart.
- Mango is also great for the stomach due to its fiber-rich properties. It is great for digestion and also helps in other stomach-related issues.
- It is rich in beta carotene, which lowers the risk of certain kinds of cancers and is also said to be great for skin health.
How To Make Mango Pulp
Prepare The Mangoes
Rinse the mangoes well with water and wipe them with a kitchen cloth.
Using a sharp paring knife, remove the blacktip and peel the mangoes. Discard the peel.
Cut off all the flesh around the pit and discard the pit.
Cut the flesh into small pieces.
Puree The Mangoes
Using A Blender
Transfer the mango pieces to a blender jar or a food processor.
Blend to make a smooth pulp.
Note – Do not add any sugar or water while blending.
Using A Hand Blender
To make the pulp using a hand blender, add the mango pieces to a deep bowl. Make a smooth puree using a hand blender.
Using A Fork
If you don’t have a blender, hand blender, or food processor, you can still make mango puree using a fork.
Add the mango pieces to a bowl and mash them well using a fork. Pass the puree through a fine-mesh strainer.
You can enjoy mango pulp on its own. Believe me, it makes for a great healthy dessert after your weekday meals.
Use it to make beverages like smoothies, iced tea, milkshake, lassi, juice, cocktails, mocktails, etc. Here are some options – Mango Iced Tea, Mango Green Tea, Mango Kale Smoothie, Mango Lassi, Mango Pineapple Smoothie, etc.
Mango pulp can be stored in a clean and dry airtight container for 3-4 days in the refrigerator. Use a clean spoon for every use, as it will ensure it lasts longer.
It can be frozen for the rest of the year. Either add the mango pulp into an individual freezer-safe container or ziplock bag and freeze it.
You can also freeze the pulp in ice cube trays to get small cubes for every use. Once they are frozen, you can transfer them to zip lock bags.
I will recommend you to freeze it in small portions, as once thawed you can’t freeze it again.
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How To Make Mango Pulp (Mango Puree)
- ripe mangoes
Prepare The Mangoes
- Rinse the mangoes well with water and wipe them with a kitchen cloth.
- Using a sharp knife, remove the blacktip and peel the mangoes. Discard the peel.
- Cut off all the flesh around the pit and discard the pit.
- Cut the flesh into small pieces.
Puree The Mangoes
- Using A Blender
- Transfer the mango pieces to a blender or a food processor.
- Blend to make a smooth pulp.
- Note – Do not add any sugar or water while blending.
- Using A Hand Blender
- To make the pulp using a hand blender, add the mango pieces to a deep bowl. Make a smooth puree using a hand blender.
- Using A Fork
- If you don’t have a blender, hand blender, or food processor, you can still make mango puree using a fork.
- Add the mango pieces to a bowl and mash them well using a fork. Pass the puree through a fine-mesh strainer.