Sweet and sour mango salad

Sweet and sour mango salad

Enough with those mango smoothies and cheesecakes! Here’s a tangy and spicy mango salad recipe that you absolutely must try.

Sweet and sour mango salad recipe


For the salad:

  • Ripe or semi-ripe mango: 1, peeled and sliced [use any mango variety of your choice]
  • Onion: 1, sliced into half moons
  • Tomato: 1, de-seed and chopped long

For the dressing:

  • Mint leaves: 1 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves: 1 tbsp
  • Peanuts: 2 tbsp, roasted and coarsely pounded
  • Lemon juice:1 tsp
  • Pepper: 1tsp
  • Salt: as you like
  • Honey: 1 tsp
  • Green chilli: 1, chopped fine

MethodMango Salad Preparation

  1. Place the chopped mango, sliced onion and sliced tomato in a bowl and refrigerate
  2. Mix all the ingredients of the salad dressing and keep it ready
  3. Just before serving, pour the dressing over the mango-tomato-onions and mix well preferably with your hands
  4. Serve the mango salad immediately.


  • Adjust the quantity of honey based on how sweet or sour the mango is
  • You can use more chilli if you want that extra pungent kick
  • Skip the lemon juice if the mango is too sour.

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Grazilia Almeida-Khatri
Trained as a physician, Dr Grazilia Almeida-Khatri is a wellness coach and consultant. She endorses yoga as a way of life and conducts wellness and yoga retreats for individuals and corporates. She is also trained in Pilates by Michael King, who is based in the UK. Dr Grazilia is a practitioner of the Body Mirror System of healing as taught by Sir Martin Brofman. She lives in Pune, India and offers consultations in person and online.


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