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Aam/Mango panna using honey

Aam penna

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Aam ka panna is a delicious and spicy summer drink made using raw mangoes, cumin powder, black salt, pepper, sugar and mint. It is traditionally sweet and tangy drink. Here I used honey in place of sugar.

Green mango is a rich source of pectin, which gradually diminishes after the formation of stone. Aam ka panna which is prepared using raw mangoes is an effective remedy for heat exhaustion and heat stroke. It also quenches thirst and prevents the excessive loss of sodium and iron during summer due to excessive sweating.

It is not only refreshment but also a great rejuvenating drink. It restores the sodium that was lost due to dehydration.

Serves: 2
Preparation time: 10mins
Cooking time: 15mins

Ingredients:

  • Raw green mango-1 medium/ 2small
  • Black salt/rock salt-1/2tsp
  • Roasted cumin powder-1tsp
  • Mint leaves- a handful
  • Honey-1/4cup
  • Water-2cups (or more if required as per taste)

Topping:

  • Crushed black pepper, ice cubes

Procedure:

  • Wash and boil mangoes with skin on for 12-15minutes/until soft
  • Let them cool. Peel skin and mash
  • In a processer/juicer combine mashed mango, mint leaves, cumin powder, black salt, honey, water and whizz until combined well and mint leaves and crushed.
  • Once blended well transfer to the serving glasses, sprinkle some crushed pepper

Serve chilled by adding Ice cubes.

Note:

  • Sweetness can be increased/decreased
  • It can be diluted by adding water
  • Dash of lime juice can also be added
  • Instead of boiling you can even pressure cook for 1 whistle
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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on July 7, 2014, in Indian, Sweets and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. I’ve never heard of boiling a mango, do you have to boil them because they are green? I love mango and anything made with mango. Never heard of this drink before and it sounds delicious.

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  2. This is awesome using honey. I love Aam panna.

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  3. Sounds great to try out on a hot summer afternoon Chitra!Shannu

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  4. Have never been to North of India-Whenever we visit India, it is to hang out with family down south. Heard a lot about it. Going to ask my mum-in-law to make this recipe for me when I go to India šŸ™‚ Love how your photos are getting better every day. šŸ™‚

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  5. I loooove mango so I need to give to this drink a shot šŸ™‚ P.S. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Cheers, Cris

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