What is Aam Panna Recipe?
Aam Panna Recipe is a beverage made with raw mangoes, mint leaves, sugar and some spices. It is very helpful during the hot summer days. It protects the body from the heat. It is a great thirst quencher.
Let’s talk about the ingredients for Aam Panna
Aam Panna calls for raw mangoes. This is the basic ingredient. Make sure the raw mangoes are not too fibrous. Otherwise, there will be a need to pass aam Panna through a sieve. Thereafter you may add spices like cumin seeds powder, black pepper, black salt etc. Mint does wonders to Aam Panna. And then comes sugar. Yes, aam panna calls for a good quantity of sugar. However, you can adjust the same as per your taste. Some people even omit it completely. During summers, I
Aam Panna Recipe
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 10 minutes
Serving 8-10 glasses
Ingredients for Aam Panna
To make Panna concentrate
- 4 raw mangoes
- 1 tbsp roasted cumin seeds powder
- 1 tsp freshly grounded black pepper corns
- 1 tbsp Black salt or to taste
To make the drink:
- 2-3 tbsp powdered sugar (bura shakkar)
- Handful of fresh mint leaves
- 1 cup chilled water
- 2-3 tbsp panna concentrate
How to make Aam Panna
1. Cook raw mangoes
Put 4 raw mangoes along with ½ cup water in a pressure cooker. Cook on high flame till one whistle and thereafter for 5 minutes on low flame. Once the pressure releases, take out the raw mangoes in a plate and let them cool.
2. Extract the pulp
Once they are just warm or cool, extract the pulp from the skin and stone.
3. Grind pulp with spices
Put pulp in a grinder jar and add 1tsp freshly grounded black pepper, 1 tbsp roasted cumin powder and black salt to taste. Grind to make a smooth puree.
4. Store aam Panna concentrate
To store it, put in a sterilized glass container and refrigerate for up to 1 week.
5. Mix pulp with water, sugar and mint leaves
To make aam panna, add 3 tbsp concentrate, 2 tbsp bura and few ice cubes in a glass. Fill it with chilled water. Whisk to mix well. Add some mint leaves.
Tip: For maximum flavor, break the mint leaves into small pieces using hands instead of the knife.
6. Bon appétit
Serve it chilled.
- You can cook the raw mangoes in a pan. Just add enough water and simmer till mangoes are soft which might take 25-30 minutes.
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