kairi ka Panna or aam ka Panna is the most popular and preferred drink in summer. It is made from raw mangoes and tastes really very delicious, a combination of sweet and tangy flavours.
Raw mangoes .... 3 small
Mint leaves ...... few
Ginger ............. 1/2 inch piece
Rack salt or black salt .. as needed
Organic jaggery powder ... 6-7 tsps. (or use 5 tsps sugar)
Roasted cumin powder ... 1 tsp
Black pepper powder ..... 1/2 tsp
Water ............. as needed
(You can also use chat masala instead of cumin powder and black pepper powder or jal jeera powder )
Wash and wipe the mangoes.Peel them. You can even cook them with the peels but peeling method is easier.
In a pressure cooker add 1 cup of water and the peeled mangoes.
Now take out the cooked mangoes in a dish and mash with hand to extract the pulp.
Transfer the pulp into a blender along with the water from the pressure cooker.
Add the mint leaves, ginger, salt and organic jaggery or sugar and blend it.
Strain the liquid the discard the pieces of ginger and mint leaves.
Check for the taste and add more jaggery or sugar if needed.
This concentrate can be bottled and stored in the fridge for few days.
For making the drink pour about 2 tbsps of this prepared concentrate in a glass and add chilled water and ice cubes. Mix well, garnish with mint leaves and serve.
Check out the video of this recipe..