Mango is a tropical fruit and is native to Indian Sub-continent. Mango is the king of fruits. And it is the first of the Mukkanigal -
Ma, Pala and vazhai. Mango is taken both as a raw one and also ripe one. the raw mangoes are mainly used to make pickles. The ripe ones to make Aamras and other sweets. Dried mango powder is used in dishes to give the sour taste.