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How to make Dry Mango at home

posted 14 Dec 2013, 03:51 by Rajmi Arun   [ updated 14 Dec 2013, 03:51 ]
Dried mangoes comes in handy even in non-mango season to make dishes used of mango. Dried mangoes are sun dried thin slices of mangoes. As they are dried in sun they dont have moisture content in them.

Choose firm raw mangoes. Wash and peel the skin. Slice them into thin slices either using the peeler or using chips cutter. Rub the slices with salt and turmeric powder. Arrange them on flat plate and dry them in sun for about a week or till the moisture content is gone out. Turn the sides every other day. Once the moisture is gone store in air tight containers.

How to store:
Store dried mangoes in air tight containers away from moisture. While using it the hands or the laddle that is used to take them out should be dry.

Health Benefits
Dried mangoes makes a great tit bit for pregnant women during their first trimester to fulfill their craving. As it have high iron content, a moderate amount can be consumed daily. As it is also rich in Vitamins A and E, it helps the harmones to function efficiently.
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