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Green raw Mangoes

Also Known As : Kachchi kairi, Green Mangoes
Technical Name : Mangifera indica


Taste Profile

They have a sour and bitter flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Green raw mangoes can be used for cold and hot dishes.
  2. They can be added to marinades and can be used in steaks, poultry or pork.
  3. They should be used before they begin to ripe.
  4. They can be used to make chutneys, pickle and mango rice.
  5. They can also be used to make a popular drink called aam panna which is sweet and sour in taste.
  6. They can be boiled and roasted as well.
  7. They can be kept at room temperature for five days.

Common names and forms

  1. Ambi
  2. Crushed Raw Mango
  3. Fresh Raw Mango
  4. Green Mango
  5. Green Mango Pieces
  6. Green Mangoes
  7. Kachcha Aam
  8. Organic Green Mango
  9. Raw Mango Pieces


Green raw mangoes are the greener version of mangoes that range from oval to slightly kidney in shape. They grow at the ends of long stems on evergreen trees in subtropical and tropical regions. They are green in color with firm skin that offers tart smell. Their inside reveals firm and crispy flesh along with a small, thin stone in the centre. They can be crushed into a pulp/paste and used in cooking as well. They are commonly used in Thai cuisine. Green raw mangoes are available throughout the year.

Health benefits

  • Green raw mangoes are effective to prevent dehydration.(1)
  • They are beneficial to cure morning sickness, constipation and diarrhea.(1)
  • They help to improve blood cholesterol levels and reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.(1)
  • They are also beneficial to treat liver ailments.(1)
  • They help to boost energy levels as well.(1)

Selection Guide

Look for green raw mangoes that are firm and don't yield at all when squeezed. Press finger on the mango to check if they are ripe or unripe. When buying green raw mangoes, make sure they are not soggy around the stem. Also, they should have a tart smell.


Green raw mangoes can cause stomach ache, gas, bloating and abdominal cramps. They can also cause nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite.(2)

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