Aam Panna is a great refreshing cooler which not only allay our thirst but also make our body cool in this hot summer days. Aam Panna is basically made from the freshly prepare pulp of raw green mangoes with addition of fresh mint and some spices which gives a great aroma to it. Pulp of raw mango usually extracted after roasting the whole mango which gives wonderful smoky flavor to the drink or the alternate way is to boil the whole mango, peel it off and. This is one of the best drink in this season and raw mangoes are easily available now and it is very easy to prepare healthy and one of the great way to beat the heat in summer.
Large sized raw mango 1
Sugar 1/2 cup
Roasted cumin powder 1/2 tsp
Rock salt 1 tsp (as per taste)
Fresh mint leaves 8 to 10
1. Roast /Boil the whole green mango and cool it completely. Now peel off the skin and squeeze out the pulp from the seed in a bowl.
2. Add rock salt, roasted cumin powder, sugar and fresh mint leaves in a blender and blend it. now add pulp to it and blend it again to get a smooth paste.
3. Take the pulp mixture in a large bow and add about a glass of water and stir well.
4. Take it in a glass and add 1 tsp of fresh lemon juice. Add ice cube or crushed ice and serve chilled.
You can store the pulp for a week by keeping it in a air tight container and refrigerate it.
This recipe is on the way to Healthy Summer event in kurinjikathambam blog