To bring some respite from the summer heat make some chill beverages which will bring relief to body and mind . Indian summers are extremely hot , to deal with these hot summer days, I am sharing a very interesting, healthy exotic refreshing Indian Summer drink made from Mangoes.
Aam panna or Kairi ka panna is a popular Indian drink, it can be called as raw mango cooler. It is light green colour drink made from raw mangoes, sugar and spices. It is a great refreshing drink. For Indians, there can be nothing better than the drink made from the fruit which is the king of fruits, i.e. mangoes.
Aam panna is considered as healthy beverage to fight against the intense Indian summer heat.
This drink is mainly consumed in the Northern part of the India and it is very beneficial in the treatment of acidity. Aam panna is also a good source of vitamin B1 and B2. Since it is prepared from raw mangoes, it is an excellent source of vitamin C . It cools down your body and prevents from dehydration and heat stroke.
Aam panna that will not only quench your thirst but also make you feel cool in hot days of summer. The hot summer makes you dehydrated, for hydrating your body you need some cool satisfying drink. Instead of drinking some artificially flavored and sugar filled drink, try this raw mango cooler. Its tangy flavor that captivates taste buds ,isn’t enough for you to grab a glass of it.
Relive the best of Indian summers with refreshing Aam Panna. All you need to do is add some spoon of Aam Panna mix to water and you can quickly make a glass of this refreshing mint & mango flavored tangy drink. The mint adds a refreshing after taste to the tanginess of the raw mango and the hint of local spices. Serve this Aam Panna as a welcome drink at your next party or as an evening delight for your kids when they return from school.
Raw mangoes – 6 no
Sugar – 2 ½ cup
Roasted cumin powder – 2 tbsp
Chat masala – 1 tbsp
Mint leaves – ½ cup
Black salt – 1 ½ tsp
Pepper – 3/4th tsp
METHOD OF PREPARATION ::
Peel the mangoes and slice them.
Add 3 cups of water pressure cook them till the mangoes are soft.
Cool the pulp .
Grind the pulu with water using a hand blender or a mixie to a smooth puree.
You can grind mint leaves as well or else use at the time of serving.
Take the puree in a sauce pan, add sugar and let it cook on low flame till sugar dissolves.
Stir continuously to avoid burning the mixture.
Turn off the flame add other spices and mix well.
Cool the mixture and pour into a glass bottle.
To prepare take 4tbsp of aam panna preserve in a glass add crushed mint leaves and chilled water . mix with a spoon serve the glass top with some ice cubes.
- The amount of sugar, salt and other spices mentioned here are depend upon the sourness of mangoes used in this recipe.
- You can use jaggery in place of sugar. For 1 mango use a cup of jaggery.
- I always grind mint leaves with cooked mangoes. It gives nice taste to aam panna. But in this recipe I used chopped mint leaves. Do whatever you like.