Friday, June 24, 2011

Aam Panna Made with Green Mangoes

I simply adore fresh homemade drinks to rejuvenate myself, be it Aam-Panna, Jal-Jeera { coming soon ;-) } or  Lemonade { Shared prev. ~click here to see~ }. Because one, these are free of any preservatives and two, these are made by fresh (homegrown/garden fresh) ingredients, so can vouch for its aroma and freshness in every sip which no carbonated drinks can beat....right ?????. OK now, back to out topic for the day - Aam panna, is a very famous Indian drink known from ages for its summer cooler properties, is sure to beat this summer heat. It is made with Raw green mangoes, some fresh mint and toped with roasted cumin. This is a very simple recipe from our home and is surely going to chill you inside out.  Take a big chilled bottle at the beach with you or enjoy it after a rigorous workout, as this is rich in Vitamin B1, B2 and C, it will be all yours forever.

Fresh Mango Drink...!!!

Fresh Mint and Raw Mangoes go really well together...

Ingredients:
Raw Green Mangoes: 2
Sugar: 1/4 cup
Salt: 1 tsp or to taste
Roasted Cumin Powder: 1/2 tsp
A few Sprigs of fresh Mint

Method:
Wash and peel the mangoes, chop in to small chunks.
Boil in 1/2 cup of water till the chunks are soft and tender.
Let it cool down and blend it in a mixture to make a smooth puree.
Strain it through a sieve, if desired.
Add sugar, salt and cumin to taste.
Transfer the mango concentrate in a glass or stone ware bowl.
Prepare a drink by Putting 2 tsp of this concentrate in a glass and add water, mint leaves and ice.
Enjoy the fresh homemade drink to rejuvenate yourself.

Chopped Mango is looking so GOOD..... !!!

The magical Amalgamation of Cumin and Mangoes begins....!

Cooliooo ... !!!

Hope you like this recipe & would give it a shot.
Keep sipping the cool drink and applaud your efforts.... !
... and yes, dont forget to tell me how you like it, Cheers !!!




33 comments:

  1. Looks more refreshing than mango lassi! Love the mint in it. I think mint goes very well with many drinks!

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  2. Refreshing and yummy drink...nice clicks...

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  3. Gulp gulp aaahhhh !!! that's how react to these drinks you mentioned. fresh ..full of flavor and so refreshing :) That wood babe .. awsm pick ..

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  4. Awesome clicks ..refreshing drink!!

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  5. Wow!!!Its an excellent drink to Beat the scorching Heat.Dash of roasted cummin & fresh mint leaves making it more refreshing.Thanks for sharing,Sonia.

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  6. Absolutely great! This is one of the best aam panna recipes I have come across till now.

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  7. Lovely photographs! the color of the wood beautifully complements the aam panna!

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  8. Perfect drink to beat the heat..looks so refreshing!!

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  9. Looks delicious! I've only ever heard of lassis from India.

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  10. Love the clicks...Nice & rustic!!!! And this is a refreshing drink Sonia!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  11. The clicks are amazing. I used to ave this drink in Goa. But I shud try it now.

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  12. Hmm..mm..... I am salivating here! How I wish I can have a glass right now. happy weekend.
    Kristy

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  13. Thank You Guys for loving the Aam panna. Your comments are more refreshing and rejuvenating to me which keeps me going... !!!

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  14. Thats a healthy,refreshing and definitely my fav drink..

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  15. It's so refereshing. Last week I also made panna but my method was slightly different than yours. My green mango was sweet so ruined my panna.
    Now I want a glass of this drink.
    Show and Tell
    Event - LGSS_Paneer

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  16. This does look so very refreshing..saw the pic on tasteologie and I just had to come by and say that! :) nice pics too..

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  17. So interesting how human body naturally reacts. I just read the content while looking at your pictures and my mouth totally water. Ha. Your post worked! Now I really want those glasses and drink it all. It's very exotic (if this is a nice word) to see mango and cumin powders on top. You know Japanese don't have this kind of drink, but I know I would love this. Your rustic photos are beautiful and just beyond beautiful (not sure how to describe it).

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  18. One of my favorite summer drinks! Now I need to make it. Thanks for inspiring!

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  19. This sounds like an incredible and refreshing drink!

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  20. Thanks a ton to everybody.... !!!

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  21. That's my favorite...made it t2 to 3 times this summer...a truly refreshing drink for the summers....clicks are beautiful

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  22. so refreshing and I am not sure if I have ever seen green mangos! Where have I been hiding? Love the addition of the mint. So perfect for any day to me- especially a hot one!

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  23. Hi Sonia, how are you dear?
    Have shared some awards with you, kindly accept those..thanks!

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  24. Hi Sonia, I really like the addition of cumin in this beverage--it adds a savory-spicy layer which makes the drink more refreshing!

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  25. Hi Sonia,

    This drink looks so refreshing and would be perfect for summer.
    Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    Happy week
    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  26. This actually made me salivate :) Thanks for this recipe - perfect summer thirst and taste bud quencher! I remember my mom used to make aam ka achar with raw mangoes. Yummy!

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  27. Hi looks great. I was looking for the chai tea? Another blogger had a post about it and referred this blog. I would like like to try it and need the ingredients. Thanks ever so much.

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  28. Wow! I never had a mango drink , sounds so refreshing! I just found your blog and love your recipes! Thanks ,:)

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  29. Looks like such a refreshing drink for a hot day!

    http://blog.badjoan.com/

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  30. Green mango and cumin...what a great combo! Cant wait to make this once summer hits :)

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  31. I am missing home now,this drink reminds me of my mothero

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