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Aam Panna

Aam pannaWhat you need

• 250 gms raw green mangoes
• 1/2 cup powdered sugar
• 1/4 cup mint leaves (pudina)
• 1 tsp roasted cumin (jeera) powder
• 1 tsp salt
• a pinch of black salt (sanchal) – optional

What to do

• Peel the raw mangoes, and chop them up into medium-sized pieces.
• Place the pieces in a microwave-friendly bowl, add six cups of water and heat them on high power for ten minutes. Alternatively, pressure-cook the mangoes with the water.
• Let this cool, and then blend into a mango puree.
• Blend the mint leaves separately, adding a little water to get a smooth paste.
• Add the mint paste, cumin powder, powdered sugar and salt to the mango puree.
• Mix well.
• Strain the mixture using a fine metal strainer.
• Adjust the seasoning as per your taste.
• Cool.
• Pour the panna over ice and garnish with a mint sprig.


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