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Famous Mangoes Varieties In India

1.  Alphonso : 

Also Known As Hapoos, This Is The Most Expensive Variety Of Mangoes In India. Maharashtra, Gujarat And Karnataka Are Its Prime Producers. It Has A Fibre Less Pulp And Douses Into The Mouth As A Smooth-Creamy Mango. This Variety Of Mango Is Popular All Over The World.

Season: March –June

2. Chaunsa : 

The Name Was Given By The Muslim Suri Emperor Sher-Shah-Suri. It Is Sweet, Juicy And Very Nutritious. The Heavenly Sweet Taste Of This Mango Will Makes You Lick Up Every Drop Of Its Nectar. It Is Mostly Grown In The Northern Parts Of India.

Season: July -August

3.  Dasehri :

It Is The Oldest Variety Of Mangoes In India Since Its Origin Can Be Traced Back To Almost 200 Years Ago. The Sweet Syrup Of This Mango Makes You Have At Least 2-3 Mangoes At A Time. Uttar Pradesh Is The Largest Producer Of This Variety Of Mangoes.

Season:  June-August

4. Langra : 

The Mother Tree Of This Variety Exists In Varanasi. Since The Owner Of That Tree Was Unfortunately Lame, The Mango Was Thus Named As “Langra”. This Variety Is Distinctively Fibrous, With A Unique Taste As Well. It Is Majorly Grown In Haryana, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh And West Bengal

 Season: Mid-July to August

5. Safeda or Banganapalli

These Mangoes Have A Very Beautiful Yellow Colour & Are Sweet & Fibreless. It Is The Most Popular Variety Of Mangoes Which Comes Straight From Andhra Pradesh.

Season: April to June

6. Kesar

This Variety Of Mangoes Is Precisely Consumed Raw Or Used For Making Aamrus. It Comes From The Ahmedabad Region Of Gujarat And Thus Is Also Known As The Gujarat Kesar. It Has A Very Intense Aroma That Spreads Out In The Entire House.

Season: June-Early July

7. Neelam

This Is One Variety That Grows Throughout The Country. With Its Speciality In Hyderabad, It Is A Large-Yielding Variety Of Mangoes. Though It Arrives Early In The Season, The Best Variety Is Available Only In June.

Season: May-July

8. Sindoora

Its Reddish Colour At The Top Has Entitled This Variety With The Name Of Sindoora. Extremely Juicy And Pulpy, This Mango Is One Of The Tastiest Mangoes One Can Ever Have.

Season: Mid-May to Mid-June

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1. Alphonsos -Ratnagiri / Devgad Hapus – Maharashtra

Alphonso Mango Is One Of The Best Variety Of Mango Found In India In Terms Of Sweetness And Flavour. Maharashtra Region Of Ratnagiri, Devgad, Pawas, Raigad, And Konkan Are The Only Place In Western Part Of India Where Alphonso Mango Is Cultivated And Also One Of The Most Expensive Kinds Of Mango In India.

2. Badami – Karnataka Alphonso

Badami Mangoes Are Also Called As Alphonso Of Karnataka State, Texture And Taste Are Quite Similar To Other Mango From The Region Of Ratnagiri In Maharashtra As Well As Alphonso Of Karnataka

3. Chaunsa – North India

Chaunsa Is One The Sweetest Mangoes Grown In North India, It Has Medium Oblong And Has A Golden Yellow Colour With A Red Blush. It Mainly Produced In Mirpur Khas Sindh In Punjab Of Pakistan

4. Dasheri – Malihabad, Uttar Pradesh

Dasheri Is A Delicious Variety Of Mango Basically Grown In Northern Parts Of India, Its One Of The Very Famous Variety Of Mango In North India. Malihabad In Uttar Pradesh Is The Largest Producer Of Dasheri Mango And Along With Other Varieties Of Mangoes Such As Chausa, Fazli, Lucknow, Jauhari And Safeda.

5. Kesar – Saurashtra, Gujarat

Kesar Mangoes Is Also Simply Called Gir Kesar Because Cultivar Is Grown In The Foothills Of Girnar In The Districts Of Junagadh And Amreli.

6. Langra – Uttar Pradesh

Langra Is The Prominent Variety Of Mango And One Of The Most Superior Variety Of Mango From Northern India, Langra Mangoes Are Originally From Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

7. Mulgoba – Tamil Nadu

Mulgoba Is One Of The Best Mango Grown In Tamil Nadu State And Other Parts Of South India, Mulgoba Is Known As The “Alphonso Of South India

8. Neelam

Neelam Mango Grows In Many Areas Of India, Usually Found In Abundance In June. These Mangoes Are A Favourite In Hyderabad And Also A Famous Variety Of Mango From South Of India Along With Raspuri Mango

9. Raspuri – Karnataka

Raspuri Is Oval Shape Mango With Excellent Flavour And Juicy In Texture, Considered As The Queen Of Mangoes In India. Peddarasalu Or Rasapuri As Known In Karnataka

10. Himsagar – West Bengal and Orissa

Himsagar Mangoes are the speciality of West Bengal and Orissa, Himsagar is one of the top five mangoes in India you should and must have along with Ratnagiri Hapus, Banarasi Langda, Gir Kesar and  Banganapalli

11. Totapuri – South India

Himsagar Mangoes Are The Speciality Of West Bengal And Orissa, Himsagar Is One Of The Top Five Mangoes In India You Should And Must Have Along With Ratnagiri Hapus, Banarasi Langda, Gir Kesar And  Banganapalli

12. Benishan Mango – Banganapalli, Andhra Pradesh

Benishan Mango Also Known As Banganapalli Is One Of The Most Common Cultivars Of Mango The Town Of Banganapalle In Andhra Pradesh. These Mangoes Are Large In A Size And Weighing On An Average 350-400 Grams Hence Known As The King Of  Mangoes In South India

What Are The Uses Of Mango?

Research Has Shown Antioxidant Compounds In Mango Fruit Have Been Found To Protect Against Colon, Breast, Leukaemia And Prostate Cancers. These Compounds Include Quercetin, Isoquercitrin, Astragalin, Fisetin, Gallic Acid And Methylgallat, As Well As The Abundant Enzymes


Prevents Cancer :

Research Has Shown Antioxidant Compounds In Mango Fruit Have Been Found To Protect Against Colon, Breast, Leukaemia & Prostate Cancers. These Compounds Include Quercetin, Isoquercitrin, Astragalin, Fisetin, Gallic Acid And Methylgallat, As Well As The Abundant Enzymes

Lowers Cholesterol :

The High Levels Of Fibre, Pectin And Vitamin C Help To Lower Serum Cholesterol Levels, Specifically Low-Density Lipoprotein (The Bad Stuff).

Clears the Skin :

Can Be Used Both Internally And Externally For The Skin. Mangoes Help Clear Clogged Pores And Eliminate Pimples..

Improves Eye Health :

One Cup Of Sliced Mangoes Supplies 25% Of The Needed Daily Value Of Vitamin A, Which Promotes Good Eyesight & Prevents Night Blindness And Dry Eyes.

Alkalizes the Whole Body :

The Tartaric Acid, Malic Acid, And A Trace Of Citric Acid Found In The Fruit Help To Maintain The Alkali Reserve Of The Body.

May Help With Diabetes :

Mango Leaves Help Normalise Insulin Levels In The Blood. The Traditional Home Remedy Involves Boiling Leaves In Water, Soaking Through The Night And Then Consuming The Filtered Decoration In The Morning. Mango Fruit Also Has A Relatively Low Glycemic Index (41-60) So Moderate Quantities Will Not Spike Your Sugar Levels.