There are more than 500 varieties of mangoes with different shapes and sized. Here there is around a dozen varieties that can be found. The ripe fruit turns red, orange, yellow or purple and when it is soft to touch it is delicious to eat. Unripe fruit is used for chutneys and pickles while the ripe fruit is used for drinks, preserves, curries, sauces,smoothies and icecream. They make mango salad here which you must try.