Aam Panna is a tangy raw mango drink which tastes ahhmaazing. This is a traditional Indian recipe made specially in summers has cooling effects on body.
Many people don’t eat mango during summers because they have fear that a pimple might occur on their face when they eat them. You don’t have to fear that while having this drink because the preparation method i.e. the boiling step of raw mangoes with peel on will remove all the hot i.e. (garam tasir) or pimple causing capabilities of mango.
As aam panna recipe contains unripe mangoes it is a good source of nutrition. It is rich in carbohydrates, Vitamins A, B1, B2, and C and also in minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, sodium, and iron. All these minerals and nutrients make this aam panna an instant energy booster and protect from sunstroke.
Aam Panna contains a nutrient called pectin which acts as the perfect solution for treating gastro-internals disorders. The presence of Beta-carotene and vitamin A acts in repairing damaged skin, bringing an extra glow to it.
How to prepare Aam Panna
The first step in mango panna recipe is to boil the raw mangoes, which can be done with or without the mango peel. Boiling with the mango peel on will remove the hotness of mangoes in water then discard it.
Boil for up to four whistles or around eight minutes in a pressure cooker and let the pressure release.
Upon cooling strain the water and take out the pulp from boiled seed and peel of mangoes.
Add water, sugar, roasted cumin powder, salt, black salt to the pulp and mix well. You can also use a hand blender to mix all the ingredients but it is advisable to mix it by using a spatula because the pulp that came in the drink by mixing manually the drink improves the taste exceptionally.
You can skip the sugar in the drink and can add gud or jaggery instead to improve the health quality of aam panna recipe. Add minced mint or pudina leaves to the drink and serve chilled or add ice cubes while serving the drink. Enjoy!