Look no further, your search for a great fruit is over period. This was nurtured to its present state by generations of mango growers since Qutub Shahi kingdom. They also claim to have best mangoes in the world! Products & Services. (Source: A R Barve/Instagram), Imam Pasand:This large mango, also known as the Himayat, is grown mainly in Andhra Pradesh and is believed to have been a favourite of the Nawabs. These are eaten both as ripen fruits and cooked into various dishes unripen green. Pakistan mangoes are the best in the world and there is no match for the mangoes at least. - well just a thought. Many challenges have festered and remained either unaddressed by successive govts, or addressed haltingly. On my next trip, I took some mangos, which were not the best because of season issues, and all my European friends went wild saying these were much better than what they had ever eaten. I have sampled Mexican & Brazilian mangos in Europe. They are usually available only in September,usually after the first week, and only in select shops. By the way I like Banganapalli a lot too.. and I am from North brother. Haven't seen in North America, though. I protest for not even mentioning "Chaunsa" in your article. its not that only pakistan has chausa. Nice article about Aam - e- Aam. Please try some north indian mangoes too before coming to a final conclusion. you have all the rights in world to appreciate Alphonso or whatever; that does not make your taste bud better than somebody else. Who says Anwar Ratol is the most famous Pakistani mango? Anyone claiming that another mango is superior is assaulting our very being. Nothing can beat the (Pakistani) Chonsa mango. The mango tree is a long lived one. But naming hapus to alphonso, ehhh. I am not a mango expert, but as a patriotic Pakistani I totally disagree with Shivam. @Up wala, except that India is not well known for its oranges. To eat the real Alphonso, come to this part the region and then settle the debate! These fruits are usually large and weigh about 350g each. Absolutely hilarious and beautifully written !! Dont enforce on others... @A. Search Products. Shivam Vij is a contributing editor at ThePrint. Now you will not find mango orchards in Sindhri. @Vikram, Alphonso are definitely the king of mangoes, but I think a better variety is the Kesar from Junagadh district. hi Kalyan,
“Badami and Alphonso are one and the same.” says Mukund. Consider ourselves lucky that there is no religion card being played on mangoes as yet. (Source: Asit K Ghosh/Wikimedia Commons), Mallika: The Mallika is what you get when you introduce the Neelam to Dasheri. You might feel it as a compulsion on your part to favour Indian mangoes, but I will be very honest (and unbiased) that Pakistani mangoes are the best and this comes from someone who has tried most common mangoes from both sides of the border. Rs 350 / 40' Container Get Latest Price. well i am working with an independent analysis firm.and we have to think in every direction.hope you wont mindyou mangoes are best but we like ours.good day, Mangifera indica—the "common mango" or "Indian mango"—is the only mango tree commonly cultivated in many tropical and subtropical regions. I have been living in Middle East for last 3 years and been offered "best quality" mangoes by Indian friends many times. 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. The Last Word: Whichever Mango I happen to eat, is the best. Bengan phalli has a taste close to chonsah i am amazed the kinds of mangoes are very similar in both countries more the better i would like to have more kinds of mangoes as there is no fruit like mangoes. Most european and even china and australia prefer Pakistani mangoes. Yet, there is this little thorn between us: their claim that their mangoes are better. A week later, the angry citizens of Ratol went to Indira Gandhi and presented her a box of the original Ratol mangoes. Badami Mango plant, is also known as Karnataka's alphonso, because the texture and taste are quite similar to that. I had the opportunity to taste Pak mangoes called Sindri, it tastes good but getting right mangoes is hard, either not well ripe or overripe. Try one Shivam, maybe TCS sentiment express delivers to where you are located! Most Indians I know swear by Pakistani mangoes and want me to bring some back. Also originally from Bombay but once transplanted to Sindh, it flourished and became the King it is today. Mango dal with chaval, specially if the mango is un-ripen Nuzividu Rasam, is something else. @Marghoob A. Siddiqui Very minutely would mean what? :) Cheers we have lot of common ground to become best friends.. All mangoes are good if they are available free... @vijaychennai I grew up in Salem Tamilnadu...still remember wandering around there as a kid in the local mango mandi...that heady smell from hundreds of truck loads of mangoes...I shall remember till my last day? I trade in Mangoes and have tasted from each country. No doubt, these are best on the planet. The Author has made a good point about the Alphonso (or Hapus, as it is locally called) being too sweet and perfect. "Bainganpally" is great and it is widely used in chhattigarh. Nice article!! I need lots of samples sent to me before I can adjudicate. Deliverable all over India, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi Every area of India is proud of their local Mango. Good article. Pakistanis love their mangoes and Indians love theirs and never the twain shall meet! While there are references to mangoes in the Upanishads, Mauryan inscriptions and Mughal chronicles, the Alphonso mango as a variety emerged only with the arrival of the Portuguese in the 15th century. The unproven theory of Ratol mangoes could be a propaganda but the fact remains, taste is in the soil not variety. Pure wastage of time. Of course my assessment is also based on the fact I have never been sent any mangoes from India. We like it too. and Valencia Pride second only to Alphonso? Hi. its out of this world when eaten ripe. Instead of debating on proxy wars Between Pakistan and India it's better to debate on Mangoes. Great article indeed. @ReignForrest Perfection is a little boring, @Humans Ok Chaunsa is hugely popular in india, too, @Kaleem Sindhri widely available in india too. I am a good mango taster but need a bucket of mangoes from both the countries to be statistically correct!! I would admit that I haven't eaten Indian mango because the city I live in, Indian mango is sold almost the same price as the gold. I think we need more of a Mango-Diplomacy between India and Pakistan.We should quit wasting our Resources on Defence Budgets. (Source: Asit K Ghosh/Wikimedia Commons), Himsagar: The Himsagar hails from West Bengal, and comes to season for a very short while (from June to July). It originated in Indian subcontinent (present day India and Pakistan) and Burma. And it has many variations as well some of which are Alphonso, Dasheri, Kesar, Amrapali, Badami, Banganapalli, Alampur Baneshan, etc. Doesn't that settle the India-Pakistan mango debate? They now sell them in Tesco on a mainstream scale durin Ramzan. Alphonso, as the writer admits is "perfect" not because it is merely sweet enough, but because ALL its mango attributes are perfect -- the smoothness of texture, the hairlessness, and the flavor. Grand father of Mohammad Khan Jonejo was gifted 1300 plants of sindhri mango which was planted in the area. Someone answer me this: Is one color better than the other? Most european countries have banned indian mangoes because of fly bug, and Pakistani exports have surpassed that of india. No way. We take a look at some of them. Highly "controversial" issue with fans of Anwar Ratol but well-written. In fact they even remember me, when my wife went to take out food, when she visited with her dad!. There is no match of Pakistani Mango and super Colonel Rice in whole World. Period. Kudos to author. 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. Nice article. ", Have anybody tried "Himsagar" verity of Mango from Bengal (west mainly) ? but as Pakistani i will say there is no other like "Anwer Ratol" ;)). Can anyone send me some this year? 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. I agree Alphonso is over rated , People have made it a status symbol in India. Many mango connoisseurs rate it to be even better than the Alphonso. From Goa, the Alphonso mango travelled to different places like Ratnagiri, other Konkan region and southern side of India as well. Badami is lightet yellow both from the outside and inside. It does not do with my personal test. Min. for me it is the best, few people also call it langra . Some times we just eat only banginipali mangos instead of lunch!!! Nothing beats this name. Even the so called Alphonso has any chance :-)
The ruling party was more under pressure owing to its own shortcomings rather than anything done by any other entity. Old ones are getting stale thus generate loss of interest in both Pakistanis and Indians . I am surprised the author being Indian is aware of the class of people living in Bahria, DHA and Clifton. LOL. … Voh gadhae he hain jo aam pasand nahin kartay - Mirza Ghalib. Compunode.com Pvt. That's what it is identified. Eat what you like. Andhra, Telangana, parts of Karnataka, parts of Orissa and Karnataka are proud of Banginapalli, Nuzividu Rasam. Let's put up a table on the border, and bring in foreign fruit experts to judge. Being a Pakistani and horticulturist I'll not bias against mangoes from any country. If you need a box then send me your mailing address. After leaving in USA for 32+ years, I can say mangoes from Haiti and Mexico are the worst. I can easily say Pakistani mangoes are the best in the world especially the ones that are exported to the ME. Very good article. Mangoes- Maldahiya from bengal, Dussehri from Lucknow region, Langra from Banaras, Chausa from UP again, Rataul from Meerut region of UP, Hapus from Konkan region, Banganapalli from AP.... debate settled forever. Very witty indeed! There is a variety of mango called "Natasalai" grown in Western TamilNadu (districts of Salem, Erode & coimbatore). 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 :). 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. Hapus aam, Badamai mangoes are 100% natural and carbide free equivalent to ratnagiri & devgad alphonso mangoes. I think we can all agree that desi mangoes are the best! Indian Alphonso mangoes are only good to make purees. My favorite mango is Desheri too. The Western part of India claim Alphanso but it's really junk compared to Banginapalli. It is so 'mangoful' . Pakistan is a place where I have my roots and some very dear friends. 1120 Finch Ave W, Toronto ON - M3J 3H7 Every day keep checking if any of them is ripen enough to slurrrrrrrrrrp :). No further arguments. Both Anwar Ratol and Alphonso are great entertainments-as they say taste lies in the palate of the consumer. Forget any other Mangoes - Mexican, Sudani, Thai...Bla Bla Bla Bla. Half of the Pakistani mango nationalism is based on the claim that Indians haven't tried the Anwar Ratol. .. @Karachiite . Waiting for a time when we can do a one-day courier mangoes fast to each other :-). @Kalyan Agree 100% the best or one of the best mango is Banginapalli. Badami is one of a number of delicious mangoes grown in India. Nice read!! I would give equal marks. My nana (who migrated from india to pakistan) told me that Anwar ratol had its origin from indian town called ratol. So what are the plans then... Indian Kesar mango is very nice too but no mention of that? ;), @Kalyan
This type of humour is good for relations, after all the people on both sides are not that different. There lies the answer. Thanks to author for writing on lighter topic otherwise life is big tension for desis all over the world! Our 400 mangoes can beat the taste of 1200 Indian mangoes. Anyway a nice light article. Interested in this product? Hindu mangoes taste as delicious as Islamic mangoes. Most mangoes grown in the Far East are labelled as Indian (not Pakistani) Mangoes. DeccanProduce exports mangoes to Importers in The Gulf Far East & Middle East. The best version of which is called Gulab Jamun. I am all for tasting other varieties. badami mangoes, Find Quality badami mangoes and Buy badami mangoes from Reliable Global badami mangoes Suppliers from mobile site on m.alibaba.com. You have talked about Anwar Ratol but may forgot to taste and discuss purely Pakistani originated Mango Sindhri. Pakistani mangoes are the best. A box of 10 Pakistani mangos cost $22 Canadian dollars and box of 5 mangos go for $12.99. Chausa is a place near bihar,where it had its origin.so,again it is an indian breed,name differs. Alphonso is generally a dark shade of yellow leaning towards orange or a desi egg yolk. End of story, no more dispute. India and Pakistan were once a same country. In the words of Ghalib………`Gudhay he to aaam nahi khatay. The author should try Chonsah and compare it with Alphonso or any other variety. Dasehri is also available in pakistan, and how can you miss Chaunsa? I do have some 200 Mango trees and of more than 30 varieties and Chaunsa too. Philippines : **
Loved the article and its light-hearted tone. Nice light hearted article. India has over 1,200 varieties of mangoes, Pakistan only 400. (Text: Team Express FOODie; Image source: Thinkstock Images), Mankurad:The Mankurad is grown in Goa, and, thanks to the demand for it within the state, it is rarely seen in other parts of India. Enjoyed it a lot. In UK, the Indian dealers import Mangoes and Pakistani dealers buy them all out and then import boxes from Pakistan to sell those Indian mangoes packed in Pak boxes. The fact is, all colors have their own place in the world. India is such a big country u cannot compare anything with Pakistan,Whatever variety is available in Pakistan is 100% available in India either it is mango or orange, Very well written. In UK both Indian and Pakistani mangoes are available during the season. Indonesia Verities : **
Nice try but it was true you wouldn't be writing this article trying to convince other. The Pakistani mangoes tend to be more sweet but less aromatic. Here in the USA mangoes are completely missing. One of my favorite restaurant was run by Pakistanis. For example, Toor (or arhar) daal - my childhood favorite - from South Asia does taste better and is more "authentic"than the flavorless variety from Kenya, which seems to have supplanted that variety in the US shops. This article makes me yearn for Sindhri, Langra and Anwar Ratol from Pakistan. Nothing can beat it. Is one person better looking than the other? "...mangoes we grew up with define who we are" - bang on. The Alphonso is prized in domestic and international markets for its taste, fragrance and vibrant color. Didn't you read about the battle of Chausa. Loved the article! Niccccceeee:)….great read:)
These comments reminds one of how preferences are personal and poll results - e.g. It doesn't stand up against Chaunsa (from Rahim Yar Khan / Multan) or Sindhri (from Sindh). mmmm, now wait a minute, let me finish my mango than I will read this article fully. Anwar Ratol gets available at Mumbai's Crawford Market in limited quantity and at a fortune. For this absolutely wonderful article, I'd love to send you a box of our most famous Anwar Ratol mangoes! Discussing the issue of mangoes with several people gave me the answer. And for me the best mangoes are the local varieties I have in my village in Kerala. It infuriates me when it is referred as álphonso. I can’t wait for mangoes to arrive in market. I have never tasted Pakistani mangos. Out of all the fruits, Banganapalli? The Chinna Rasam is a sweet, juicy treat, and is also used to make pickles. And, don't forget the Aam Papad from Amritsar from the guy under the tree. Had author tried the great 'Chanusa' of Pakistan, he would have changed his mind. @Kalyan
The problem with most north Indians is that they rarely (if ever) get to taste the "Correct" Alphonso/Hapus - by the time the boxes reach the north, most of them are spoilt and more importantly, the taste is altered. I see my pakistani friends and their parents will tell very often in from of us- You know Pakistani Mangos are better than Indian Mangoes!! think I will go buy some mangoes now! Each one is different in flavor & taste. @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. More variety of mangoes does not mean that there is quality to each and every variety. I have tested Pakistani mangoes in Dubai and they are as good as any Indian mangoes. It is grown widely in north Karnataka and is best eaten around May. Anwar Ratol stand no where. Alphonso is way to supreme than any other variety of mangoes. Given the climate, I am sure Sindri/Chausa of similar quality can be grown in Kutch. I have an idea, to settle this matter once for all, we should organize a mango festival at the Wagah border, where people from both countries could come without any trouble and decide by themselves. The number of varieties of mango we cultivate is believed to be over 500. Almost every year the Pakistani government sends a box of mangoes to the Indian prime minister and sometimes the president and top ministers too. Using strict Cartesian logic, the author has used mangoes to conclusively prove why everybody is better than everybody else. It is as if Partition was a conspiracy by the Clifton-Defence-Bahria elites to retain the privilege of the Anwar Ratol. @indialovepakistan Can you rate yemeni mangoes? thta is probabaly what we south asians need to learn more. Let the mouths speak. @ali Send me your address and I'll post you from Multan :-), India is the world's TOP producer of mangoes at 15,188,000 tonnes. ;P, I live in UK and can say pakistani mangoes are the best. (Source: Asit K Ghosh/Wikimedia Commons), Chinna Rasam: Andhra Pradesh produces many varieties of mangoes, and among the most popular is Chinna Rasam. The English word "mango" (plural "mangoes" or "mangos") originated from the Malayalam word māṅṅa via Portuguese (also manga) during spice trade with Kerala in 1498. Dussehri, Chausa (after a place in Bihar) and Rataul (place near Delhi). If the looks of Alphonso are what matter then the Pakistani Sindhri is also a strong competitor, @SNA I have had Chaunsa Dasheri alphonso all are yum in their own ways.Its not only about the mangoes taste its also about the sweet memories associated with each variety :), Beautiful piece written .. but i should admit i ate mangoes from Austrlia, Indonesai, Africa, Thai , Omani , Indian but i must confess Pakistani Lungra is the best... indian mangoes are not even close to it :). It has a significantly thinner more shiny skin. Wait a minute! Don't get me wrong. The proof of Pakistni mangoes superiority is confirmed by it being more popular than Indian mangoe outside South Asia.The author and many other people probably has not come across Gulab Khas,a mangoe from Pakistan . That makes mangoes an India-Pakistan dispute just like Kashmir. I assume you do, any sweet mango would do the job and believe me they are everywhere. Nicely written. Hot summer months,and one eats rice and thick yogurt with big chunks of diced mangoes in them and sleep away the afternoon? 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. I believe if mangos were human beings they won't like to be categorized as Pakistanis or Indians but perhaps prefer to be named after their respective original growers. Author has conveyed an important message across India-Pakistan and beyond. How could I call myself post-nationalist and believe in mango nationalism? @A. When you havn't tried Pakistani mangoes, how can you clain anything about Mangoes ???? The author forgot that Pakistani mangoes are more in demand then indian mangoes. Recommend 0. It doesn't matter how many types of mangoes grown in India, you can not advocate quality with quantity. It is too sweet, too perfect. Pls publish my commnet. Not sure if the author has tried Chonsah. very clear :). We even planned to sneak in few boxes with us on our way back to US but the boxes we bought, we ate them all even before we reached the border. Well intended and humorous article . :):):), Hi Shivam,
I would say that we need a blind taste test. The writer obviously hasn't tasted Pakistani Sindhri mangoes. funny article, though I have to say Most Pakistanis I 've spoken to all say Sindhri and Chaunsa are the kings, they are the ones mostly exported here to the UK, more than Anwar Ratol. Has anyone ever tasted mangoes from Mexico? Brilliant article, though living in the middle east and having tried the best of indian mangoes from Lulu, my vote still goes to the humble, undermarketed Chaunsa. I like Malda aam. I am also fond of "Langra" verity of mango ( Kashi origin) which just emerge after Himsagar season. I have stayed in Bombay Bangalore, Delhi and Bhubaneswar and eaten variety of Mangoes. I live in north India, BT think alphanso is unmatchable. But whenever I go to Lucknow, I eat plenti of them. So as author said, it depends where you are borught up :), @Abdul Ahad Please send me an email at email@example.com and I'll tell you where to send them. It is simply the bestest. @Vikram It is over-rated. I realised that even within India, people fight over which mango is the best. If Ghalib, Shakespeare, and Kalidas had tasted the Alphonso, they would've penned poetry about little else. We the people from Maharashtra know it and lovingly identify that 'hapus'. George Bernard shaw, the great english author is a great devotee of this divine fruit. i am from MIRPURKHAS and it is widely famous for its delicious mangoes, Mirpurkhas is celebrating 50 years of its Mango festival in June.
Indian Mango is the reigning king among Indian Fruits. Mangoes are rated on sweetness, aroma, texture and it being soft on the palate. Let them bombard each other with mangoes! In the post-colonial world, many newly independent countries have followed the fascist route. The most famous Pakistani mango is known as Anwar Ratol. Chaunsa! The profits from each can be donated to charity in each other 's country. UP, Rajasthan etc claim they have better mangoes but once you try a Banginapalli they agree. Both sides declaring theirs is better, without tasting the other product, is tantamount to idiocy. ...from neighbourhood. 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. Time to travel to South Asia! Badami mango Try doodhiya maldeh...... certainly best of lot, dushari,ratol,alphonso are just overrated. New generation of Indians who are unbiased they generally prefer chausa over all others. :). I grew up in Lucknow and because the Dasheri orchards of Malihabad are right next door, the markets are flooded with Dasheri every summer. Request to my fellow Indians and Pakistanis, send one box of each variety at my home. India has been able to export this exotic fruit to the Kuwait, UAE, China, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, USA, Japan, Singapore etc. @M Lodhi, Yes mate, I tasted Mexican and Brazilian and I had never imagine a mango can ever be so worse in taste.. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates worldwide mango production at 42 million metric tons in 2012. #3: Chaunsa Mango
the anwar ratol are very good, but more sinewy and better for milk shakes and as a dessert topping. @Hashim Khan The two of us can form a subcontinental team for greater coverage and better sampling .... Haha, nice try bro, but Pakistani mangoes are the best, we grew up with them :). This is an excellent piece. How can i get the mango "Anwar Ratol?" Under the guise of being thoughtful, they are actually conducting sub-conventional warfare against our egos. Indian Alphonso mangoes are only good to make purees. Both varieties complement each other. India is the world’s largest producer of mangoes, and, according to the National Horticulture Board, we account for around half of the world’s mango production. @Mohammad...Don't think anyone would agree with you! So go ahead and wax eloquent about the Dasheri or its cousin the Anwar Ratol all you want.
Banginipali is more tastier than alphonso. Happy Mango season to all. For me, imam pasant is the best mango in the world! Living in middle east, having tried mangoes from all over the world, I am pretty confident in not accepting this claim. well that last sentence says it all! Guys, I am not a fanatic mango lover myself - although I am from the region of India closer to where the Konkani "Alphonso" grows. For those who do not know much, all the varieties of mangoes grown in the US / mexico are derived from the Indian Malgoba mangoes, large ones grown in South India,, in karnataka and in AP, and they are NOT considered good in South India. 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. LOL. 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. @Abdul Ahad Please send them to me. Lots of mango flowers dropped in the hailstorms we experienced in western India.... still some good quality has found its way to the market, If we are trying to compete in a subtle way..... a neutral judge be appointed...... let the world know what the best mangoes come from these two countries. Mangoes are the only reason people look forward to the summer season. Mangos from the tree i planted 22 years ago in kotli AK are the best even though I haven't tasted them as i live in the UK. @Abrar - I agree that Malda or Langhra is the best - but you have to try North Bihar's variety. No one can win and you can keep arguing till the cows come home and no one gets hurt beside their egos . You have not even mentioned Banganapalli. The author does not declare having tasted Pakistani mangoes but has expressed himself in a beautiful manner. :):)
So, the mango on whose basis Pakistanis claim their mango superiority, even that is from India. Badami is the local name for Alphonso. Yes, Sindhri can be compared with Dosehri (Dasheri). Hardly. Mangoes are soporific,have you noticed,Indians and Pakistanis alike?:):). Like a good Indian, I don't think this needs a referendum. WOW. And once that is done, we'll ask the same expert to then solve the kashmir issue (only if he votes for pakistani mango, of course!). Pakistanis should try this variety if they get it in US/Pakistan. Of course our mangoes are better. It is eaten as slice and and also best for dish "aam-ras". Please send some mangoes. May be you should start eating good mangoes.:). Shahjahan has alleged on Aurangzeb that from Deccan he is nt allowing famed alphanso to Delhi while he was prince of deccan, Langrha is called "Aamon ka Badsha" the king of mangoes especially Langrha from D I K is the best thing one can taste in entire mango family... No other variety even comes close to Langrha (from D I K, Pakistan). (Useless discussion), I would like to taste all the 1600 varieties and then conclude. But it's not your fault, when I was in Bangalore or Bombay, I never got the Dasaheri mango of same quality as we get in Lucknow. 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! Leaf: (*) Twis (+) ting of Leaf blade Absent 1 Safeda Lucknow B VS Present 9 Alphonso, Chausa 7. 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