During Mango season, Mango/Mavina kayi thokku is one of the dishes we prepare.
Benefits of Mango:
According to an article published in Deccan Herald by Abhay Kumar, eating one or two tender mangoes in which the seed is not fully formed, along with salt and honey, is a very effective medicine for diarrhea, dysentery, piles, morning sickness, chronic dyspepsia, indigestion, and constipation.
Additionally, it increases the elasticity of of blood vessels, helps in formation of new cells, and aids in absorption of iron. Eating raw mango with salt quenches thirst and prevents loss of sodium chloride and iron during summer due to excessive sweating. It tones up the body and helps one to tolerate the excessive heat. Peeled fruit is applied on the eye to cure burning hot sensation due to sun glare.
However, eating in excess can also causes throat irritation, indigestion …. Therefore eat only one Mango a day.
Here is the recipe for Mango Thokku, which is incredibly easy to make!