I liked the Bahawalpuri Mangoes when I was in ME. This is a very niche verity and do not really think that available outside Bengal in large quantity. Indian Mango Verities: ***** (Alphonso- this rating is only for the chosen ones!!!) 1200+400=1600 varieties. Badami is one of a number of delicious mangoes grown in India. The Indian government's silence on this is most unacceptable. These sell very fast so is anwer ratol. Badami mango Mangoes, absolutely Yes! think I will go buy some mangoes now! Is one person better looking than the other? It grows mostly in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Karnataka – Eight percent of mango growing area produces Alphonso. @Up wala to talk of oranges nothing beats the kinos of Pakistan and sangtaras of nagpur..both are different varities and have their own flavor. People for 5 years I am busy, tasting one variety of mango a day. This type of mango is the larger export of mango type than others and its peel is bright yellow. Search Products. Although There`s hardly any vareity of mangoes in the world not growing in India. That was the article i read on "times of india". Alphonso, at least the overpriced, imported $30/box variety available now in the US, is really quite inferior to the "Dushera"-like variety imported from Mexico and available for $1 a piece in all supermarkets. The reason is that I don't want to spoil my love of mangoes, I believe and trust and as many people say, including Indians that there is no mangoes stand tall on this planet as Pakistani Mangoes. This is a fact. (Having been away from India for close to 50 years, the favorite flavors from childhood are, however, deeply embedded in long-term memory.). This variety is not produced in large numbers, however its quality is as good as the Alphonso! I paid 250 rupees for a kilo of them in 2014 and 150 in 2013. Those who are talking about chausa let me tell them that chousa is one of hell lot of mangoes found in IND. @Mohammad...Don't think anyone would agree with you! Suddenly Kashmir and cricket is put on the back burner and Mangoes take over the field . hahahaha.. nice but, truth mangos are always sweet and bring sweet memories... @Chaunsa you know one more fact about very famous Sindhri mango of Pakistan. It has balanced taste "Khatta-Meetha" . I trade in Mangoes and have tasted from each country. I am a good mango taster but need a bucket of mangoes from both the countries to be statistically correct!! Can anyone send me some this year? The ruling party was more under pressure owing to its own shortcomings rather than anything done by any other entity. The author forgot that Pakistani mangoes are more in demand then indian mangoes. Come on Vij, we in Pakistan consider CHONSA Mango to be the king. It is so 'mangoful' . @Kalyan Chaunsa is from UP. There is just no comparison of the correctly picked and ripened Alphonso/Hapus with any other variety. Anyone claiming that another mango is superior is assaulting our very being. I have tested Pakistani mangoes in Dubai and they are as good as any Indian mangoes. well never came to mind that mango war exisst too..Dear Mr Author are you doing it deliberately or being paid by mango mafia in india to speared such articles so that our market start importing your mangoes.?? !B'cause how can you judge or conclude that Pak mangoes are best when you admitted that you have not tasted any other mangoes even when you have access to it...you proved yourself wrong...and all those judges in various competitions will have no job left. These mangoes are … LOL. Nice article. Chaunsa! I agree Alphonso is over rated , People have made it a status symbol in India. In UK we generally get Sindri/Chausa and Alphonso/Kesar mangoes and we enjoy all of these. Well dussheeri & other mangoes are very sweet in taste so i don't like them. (Useless discussion), I would like to taste all the 1600 varieties and then conclude. The sub-variety grown in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra is the best- and the costliest. India has been able to export this exotic fruit to the Kuwait, UAE, China, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, USA, Japan, Singapore etc. :-). So you havent tasted the high quality Dussehri, Langra, Rataul and Chausa from UP... @SNA I have tasted Pakistani mangoes too and this author is 100% correct, @Kalyan Hello Mr Telugu. I grew up eating 100s Kesar mango every summer. A cappuccino is sold with the same name. I am deeply hurt, you ignored my mango! Takes away the local flavour. One way to appreciate the taste and flavour of quality mangoes of the subcontinent ,form a Mango Society in each country,and host mango show every year allowing AAM lovers from other country to participate. Pakistani mangoes are the best and I say that because I haven't tasted Indian mango. This type of humour is good for relations, after all the people on both sides are not that different. and Valencia Pride second only to Alphonso? (Source: A R Barve/Instagram) I have also tried all sorts of Indian mangoes - totapuri, neelam, dasheri.... but i really don't know why people even attempt to argue against the supremacy of the "Alphonso", or "Hapus" as it is called natively. Wow! Soft flesh that melts in your mouth, compared to the fibery, chewy, over rated alphonso. A week later, the angry citizens of Ratol went to Indira Gandhi and presented her a box of the original Ratol mangoes. I myself has 12 chousa mango trees. Out of all the fruits, Banganapalli? Given the climate, I am sure Sindri/Chausa of similar quality can be grown in Kutch. in my village Mahalwala. Now, the Alphonso has its merits, but across the country there are varieties that deserve to be savoured. I can say Indian bananas and veges are better than Pakistanis but not in mango dept, @AHA Chausa is Indian, The famous battle of chausa, @M Lodhi hi lodhi saab how can we send you hapus or dashehri or langda mangoes...... if any speedy way let us know in facebook. Who says Anwar Ratol is the most famous Pakistani mango? India has over 1,200 varieties of mangoes, Pakistan only 400. Anyway a nice light article. Yes, we are mango people and that's why our egos are driven by the mangoes we love, eat, enjoy. I would say that we need a blind taste test. We should say "our mangoes are great! WOW. I can easily say Pakistani mangoes are the best in the world especially the ones that are exported to the ME. Mango Badami fruit tree. :(, All mangoes everywhere in the world should bow before the mother of all mangoes, "Himmayat" grown near Hyderabad Deccan. Please try one of these and then you will write another article saying Indian mangoes come no way near Pakistani ones. The fruit is fairly large, and fibreless, and, according to connoisseurs, has citrusy notes. Well, when it comes to mangoes its emotional for South Asians - it takes them back to their roots. This is an excellent piece. Delightful and sweeter than a mango article !!!!!! The number of varieties of mango we cultivate is believed to be over 500. Malgova,Gundu,Neelam Banganapalli..and of course my favorite Alphonsa...I remember them all? Pakistan stands at 5th spot with a production of 1,888,450 tonnes. Horrible is the only thing that comes to mind. It infuriates me when it is referred as álphonso. .. @Karachiite . I live in USA and the local store sales a box of dozen Kesar magnos for $40 and you wouldn't believe they go like in a snap..I'd rate Kesar above all other types. I think India and Pakistan should exchange more mangoes. @ReignForrest Perfection is a little boring, @Humans Ok Chaunsa is hugely popular in india, too, @Kaleem Sindhri widely available in india too. I am telling nothing but the truth when I tell you that Indian mangoes are better than Pakistani mangoes. I don't eat Mangoes or any other fruit!. Oh of course.. agreed 100%. No way. excellent write-up! Wholesale Supplier of Mango Varieties - Alphonso Badami, Rasapuri Pairi Mango, Sindoora Mango and Banganapalli Safeda offered by GP Foods India, Bengaluru, Karnataka. The expensive Alphonso, we north Indians feel, is over-rated. But whenever I go to Lucknow, I eat plenti of them. UP, Rajasthan etc claim they have better mangoes but once you try a Banginapalli they agree. More variety of mangoes does not mean that there is quality to each and every variety. But I'm really sorry to break it to you, I couldn't even lasted a single slice every time. Indonesia Verities : ** Being a truthful Indian, i have to say,Pakistani mangoes are the best and are commonly alluded to as ' Honey sweet'. Of course our mangoes are better. Alphonso is the most favorite mango which is great sweet and juicy. Badami Karnataka, India Badami mangoes are also known as the Alphonso of Karnataka state. Great article indeed. Here in the USA mangoes are completely missing. Nice article about Aam - e- Aam. I think we need more of a Mango-Diplomacy between India and Pakistan.We should quit wasting our Resources on Defence Budgets. Pakistani mangoes sell off the moment they arrive by ratio of 9:1. Really enjoyed reading it. The tree is originally from India that cultivated in part of western India, included Ratnagiri, Devgarh, Raigad, and Konkan. But I still found anwar ratol of Pak is better in taste. But I love common & normal Pakistanis!. It's also the 2nd most selling Mango after Anwar Ratol. I had opportunity to eat some of those in Saudia and could not believe that Pakistani mangoes could be that good. I grew up in Lucknow and because the Dasheri orchards of Malihabad are right next door, the markets are flooded with Dasheri every summer. How could anyone even think that isn't the case? Let them bombard each other with mangoes! - well just a thought. Wholesale Supplier. They are not hard on the pockets too.. Alphonso mango is known as the “King of mango because of its delicious tropically fruity sweet taste and juicy saffron/golden coloured non-fibrous tender texture of its flesh. I am from Odisha and I have no specific geographical preference. But please never ever think of comparing any mango with Anwar Ratol, miles apart. Chausa is a place near bihar,where it had its origin.so,again it is an indian breed,name differs. J.L. Also read: Nawaz sends mangoes to appease bitter India ties: report. badami mangoes, Find Quality badami mangoes and Buy badami mangoes from Reliable Global badami mangoes Suppliers from mobile site on m.alibaba.com. I am from Aurangabad,Maharashtra, India. Ltd. (www.compunode.com).Designed for Dawn. Some times we just eat only banginipali mangos instead of lunch!!! Dasheri – Malihabad, Uttar Pradesh. "...mangoes we grew up with define who we are" - bang on. but Mangoes...please indians..forget abt the superiority of your mangoes..Pakistani Mangoes are way better than indian ones...Chaunsa, fazli, sindrri, Anwar Ratol, even Pakistani Desehri are a class unmatchable with anything else in the world..the author should try all of our varities and then analyse.. Pakistani mangoes are the best, the fabulous honeyed sweet taste, the seductive aroma, great texture, wonderful colour and smooth shape! It doesn't matter how many types of mangoes grown in India, you can not advocate quality with quantity. In the words of Ghalib………`Gudhay he to aaam nahi khatay. No other mango can match it in taste. So Pakistan wins. It is nothing to do with the patriotism of a country but the taste. We do understand you feeling and affiliation first with India and second with Indian mangoes. I am so much in Love with Pakistani mangoes that I never tasted any other, even I have access to Australian, Indian, Malaysian, Philippines and even Kenyan Mangoes. Hi. very clear :). The fruit has pale yellow, thin skin through which it is easy to detect the softness of the flesh. India has the largest variety of mangoes and a few of them like the Alphonso & Kesar mango are the most popular exportable varieties. Very good article. I lost the love for mangoes when i was in US , as mangoes there were from Mexico. I have grown up on dussehri, chaunsa, langda, totapari etc. @anonymous : YESSSSSSSS..I was wondering why nobody is talking about the great Kesar mango from Gujarat, especially Junagarh. Know the truth before making the truth. Why do we need western endorsement to hold our heads high? @M Lodhi, Yes mate, I tasted Mexican and Brazilian and I had never imagine a mango can ever be so worse in taste.. The Alphonso is prized in domestic and international markets for its taste, fragrance and vibrant color. No mango tastes as great as langda and himsagar.. Like a good Indian, I don't think this needs a referendum. Mango Achaar - Punjabi Style and the surprisingly awesome Madras Pickle. I need lots of samples sent to me before I can adjudicate. give me the adresses of PM, president and other ministers of Pakistan, it will give immense pleasure to me when they will taste the Ratnagiri Hapus The King of fruits :). I am a south Asian(Indian) and i don't like mangoes. ;), @Kalyan @Kalyan chainsaw is good.but Anwar retelling is even better maybe among the best in Pakistani mangoes, @SHIVAM I am a Proud Pakistani and I am the best. Vij only knows the Dasseris but I have tasted many more types all over the country and can differentiate good & average quality mangos. Taste wise Both are excellent, these mangoes are plenty in India, We are the best online sellers of Groceries and Fruits in London, UK. Though i have tasted many such as Chaunsa, Anwar Ratol, Misri, Langra, Sindhri, Tota Pari, Rose and the one grafted with orange all are class apart. Thailand : ** (throughout the year- cheapest in Singapore) the chaunsa is IMO the best pakistani mango to eat. Slurrrrrrrrrrrp, How dare your insult the Alphanso (the Hapus) the king of fruits .. all other varieties of mangoes pale in its comparison - the smell, the shape the taste everything about it :). My indian friends also envy the PANGO (Pakistani Mango). For me, imam pasant is the best mango in the world! Why would I do that when I get to eat the world's best mangoes? Mangoes and no mention of Pakistani Malda(it is originally from Malda in West Bengal) or Langhra- this is criminal negligence/hasty oversight and requires unconditional apology from the author and all commentators- no excuses please. The name is a corruption of the Portuguese Malcorado (poor in colour), but the mangoes themselves have an intense aroma, are full of flavour and very fleshy. The Pakistani mangoes tend to be more sweet but less aromatic. I have lived all over the country - going to 6 different schools - and know what i am talking about. The clear superiority of the Alphonso has little to do with sweetness. 1120 Finch Ave W, Toronto ON - M3J 3H7 As my vendor told me when I asked him why they were so late in the market; 'who will buy then when Indian Chausa is available'? To eat the real Alphonso, come to this part the region and then settle the debate! Like hockey maybe one day other countries will beat Indian mangoes in taste too!! I bought it couple of times and then stopped. :))) sweet mango read It does not do with my personal test. Wait a minute! I'm sure the people, the mango lovers on both sids, will love this war! 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