Fight the intense summer heat with this tasty, healthy drink prepared from the pulp of boiled raw mangoes. This sweet and tangy Indian drink is also called ‘aam panna.’ It quenches thirst, keeps your body cool and prevents heatstroke.
Raw mangoes are rich in vitamins A and C, calcium, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus. Plus, they have high water content and contain enzymes that aid digestion.
Traditionally, this drink is made with sugar, but this recipe uses jaggery, also called gur, to make it healthier. It is a natural sweetener.
However, if you do not have jaggery or if you do not like its taste, then you may use sugar. Usually, the ratio of raw mango pulp to sugar is 1:2.
This recipe also includes mint leaves, cumin seeds and black salt. Fresh mint leaves add cooling freshness to this beverage and improve digestion. Cumin and black salt, too, are soothing to the digestive tract. Plus, black salt adds a nice flavor
Here’s the recipe for a refreshing and rejuvenating homemade raw mango drink.
Things you will need:
- 3 to 4 raw green mangoes
- Roasted cumin seeds
- Mint leaves
- Black salt
- A knife
- A spoon
- Measuring cups and spoons
- A blender
- A bottle or container for storing the preserve