Aam ( Mango ) panna is a popular Indian tangy summer cooler. Here is a simple recipe for how to make aam panna. Green mango panna or aam panna is a great remedy for heat stroke and dehydration. Made from raw mangoes, this is an ideal drink for hot summer days
3 medium size green raw mangoes
1 cup Sugar
Black peppercorns,crushed 4-5
1 tblsp roasted cumin powder
Black salt or regular salt to taste
2 cup water
1/4 cup fresh Mint leaves
How to make aam panna:
Place the mangoes along with water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer for 10 minutes.Then remove from fire
Alternately you can pressure cook the mangoes with water till soft.
Let them cool and then peel the mangoes and get the pulp with the help of a spoon. Blend mango pulp along with water and mint leaves to a smooth paste.
In a big enough mixing bowl take the pulpy mixture, add sugar and mix till sugar dissolves completely ( I added the sugar while blending the mango pulp and mint )
Now add roasted cumin powder, black salt and crushed Black peppercorns
To make the drink :
Take a tall glass pour 1 -2 tblsp of the mango mixture and pour in chilled water till 3/4 th. Now add finely chopped mint and crushed ice and serve immediately.
1. You can increase or decrease the quantity of sugar as per your desire.
2. You can use jaggery instead of sugar.
3. This mixture can stay in refrigerator for upto a week.