We all know mangoes, our beloved sweetest fruits. Who could say no to Mangoes, right? Mangoes are arguably one of the sweetest fruits that the tropics have to offer, but the process of peeling the unwanted skin from the sweet-sweet fruit can be tough. Sometimes we just gobble on the fruit, making a huge mess in the process. If you are someone like me who like to keep their hands clean while eating their food, you might need to learn Best Way To Peel A Mango so that your hand does not get dirty and your mouth doesn’t look like a 4-year-old’s face after he has eaten ice cream.
Before we start on peeling the mango, we first need to clean it. To clean the mango properly, you must hold it under running tap water and gently clean it using your hands as you rinse it, if you want you can use a clean vegetable brush to scrub it away. But you do not need to be overly concerned as you won’t be eating the peel anyway.
How To Peel A Mango With A Glass
Here is a trick that you can use to cut your fruit easily ~
#1 The best tool for peeling the fruit is glass, with a thin rim. The thinner the rim is, the better are your chances on getting the whole fruit in one go. Rather than wrestling with a knife and spoon, use this method to peel the mangoes quickly.
Step 1. Cut your mango using a knife lengthwise along with the seed, making two or three long slices of the fruit
Step 2. Holding a slice in one hand and glass with others, make the slice slide along the edge of your glass
Step 3. Dispose of the skin, or use it in a recipe, and relish your delicious fruit
Steps To Peel And Cut A Mango
#2 Another method is quite easy and not tricky at all. All you need is a vegetable peeler (the one which comes in a Y shape with the blade in the middle). Simply peel the skin of the mango using the peeler, beginning at the top and ending at the bottom of the mango.
How To Peel A Mango With A Knife
Here is video that you can refer to for various techniques used in peeling and cutting a mango
Here are some Mango Facts that might interest you ~
- Mangoes are the most popular fruit all over the world.
- They originated in India over 5000 years ago
- Mango seed traveled with the human from the Asian continent to the Middle East, East Africa and South America in around 300 or 400 AD
- In India, a basket of fresh mangoes is considered as a gesture of friendship
- Cashews and Pistachios are relatives of Mangoes
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