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Imam Pasand, also known as Himayuddin or Himayat or Humayun Pasand. Imam Pasand is delicious large mango that tempts your taste buds with smooth, juicy, sweetness. Known for its pleasant delicious taste, it is considered a leading contender for "King of Mangoes". The name origin of Imam Pasand is from Urdu which translates as ‘Imam’s Favorite’. Merriam-Webster dictionary defines Imam as "a title of various Muslim leaders, especially of one succeeding Muhammad as leader...”. Pasand means favorite. It is also believed that this is cherished mango of Mughal emperor Humayun and was called Humayun Pasand for this reason. The names suggest royal origins and it is said to have been the fruit of choice for Moghul’s royalty.
This variety should have probably migrated via Andhra Pradesh/Telangana to Tamil Nadu. In Tamil Nadu, Salem, Dhramapuri, Krishnagiri, Kuttralam and Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) has many Imam Pasand Growers. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, it is widely grown as well. Season for Imam ranges between Mid-April and Mid-June. In some parts of Tamil Nadu, Imam season starts as early as March.
It is a large mango with spotted green in unripen condition that lightens to yellow when it ripens. Generally weighs around 500 to 750 grams. It has a thin skin and one of the special qualities about Imam is its seed that is thinner compared to other mangoes. Since Imam is a big mango with a thin seed, it offers more pulp to consume which gives monies worth. Imam Pasand is predominantly grown in Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states in India.
Our objective of hosting this website is to promote and propaganda Imam Pasand Mango. We intend to connect Imam Pasand mango farmers and traders to form an international market place. By this way, farmers and traders are connected and benefit each other.