Vibrant Mango and Strawberry Salsa with fresh seasonal Mangoes,Strawberries, Red Onions, Cucumber and Cilantro. Enjoy the medley of flavours with your favourite Nachos, Tacos or even Papads..
This Mango Salsa is a medley of flavours that comes from the sweet ripe mangoes and strawberries, crunch from the onions red bell peppers and cucumbers with a hint of spiciness from Jalapenos. Lemon juice balances the much needed tanginess in this Salsa.
Salsa is a Mexican term that means ‘sauce’. Salsa is made with tomatoes, Onions and Jalapenos with lot of finely chopped Cilantro with dash of lime juice. ‘Salsa’ meant a form of dance for me till few years back. I was only when I started exploring various cuisines then only came to now about it’s other meaning. The original Salsa resembles so much with the Indian Kachumber Salad. Like Kachumber has it’s variations with different salad vegetables, Salsa can also be prepared in many ways using fresh seasonal salad vegetables and fruits.
This is the season of Mangoes and temperatures are rising in most part of the world. This fresh Mango Salsa is just right for the hot summer afternoons or evenings with a bowl of pita chips, nachos. Kids love this fruity salsa and enjoy with their doritos or nacho chips. The hotness element of the this salsa that comes from Jalapenos can be adjusted as per the preferences. Discard the seeds of Jalapenos while adding to salsa to keep the spice level to low, when making for kids. You can skip Jalapenos altogether.
For those who love Indian food, a bowl of salsa goes very nicely with a plain and type of Khichdi also like Yellow Moong Dal Dal and Hari Moong Dal Khichdi or with your ultimate comfort meal Dal Chawal.
We love the combination of Mangoes and Strawberries, and I add strawberries in place of tomatoes. You can add tomatoes to your salsa if you want. The recipe quite adaptable add or omit the ingredients as per your choice.
Let us how I make this Sweet and Tangy Mango Salsa recipe…
It takes just a few minutes to make this sweet and tangy salsa.. it requires no cooking, chop and mix everything,season with lime juice and freshly ground bell peppers. C
Chop your Salad veggies and fruits as per your preference. Chunky or Finely chopped whichever way you like it..Add lemon also as as per your liking.
- 2 Ripe Sweet Mangoes
- 1 Cucumber
- 5-6 Strawberries
- 1/2 Cup Finely chopped Onions
- 1/4 Cup Red Bell Pepper
- 1-2 Jalapenos
- Lime juice as required
- Black Pepper for seasoning
- Salt as required
- Scoop out mango pieces. Cut cucumber, strawberries as per the required size.
- Use finely chopped onions. Cut Jalapenos lengthwise, and scoop put the seeds. Cut as required.
- Mix everything in bowl, add lime juice, season with salt and mix everything well.
- Serve with the crunchy pita chips,/tacos or tortillas or as required.
- If making ahead of serving time, add salt at the time of serving.
- It is always good to chilli it before serving.
- Add any other vegetables like corn, green/yellow bell peppers.
Summers are here and so are the mangoes and you can still find strawberries in stores. Make this juicy, sweet and tangy Salsa and enjoy with the crunchy chips or nachos. Adjust the ingredients as per your requirement.
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