Aam panna or Aam Jhora is an Indian drink renowned for its cooling properties. It is made from raw mangoes and is yellow to light green in color, and is consumed as a tasty and healthy beverage to fight against the intense Indian summer heat. Mint leaves are often added to the drink, enhancing its green color.

Ingredients of Aam panna

  • 500 gram raw/green mango 
  • 1 Cup granulated white sugar 
  • 2 teaspoon black rock salt 
  • 2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder 
  • ½ Cup fresh mint leaves
  • 4 Cup water

Instructions for Aam panna

  • Rinse the mangoes nicely in water. Peel the skin.
  • Pressure cook the mangoes over medium heat for 2 – 3 whistle along with water.
  • Cook mangoes in pressure cook mode for 5 – 6 minutes.
  • Open the lid and transfer the boiled mango pulp along with water in a bowl.
  • Squeeze the mangoes to collect the pulp. Remove the stone, if any, in the mangoes.
  • Blend together the mango pulp, sugar, salt, spices, and mint until smooth.
  • Taste and adjust the amount of sugar and spices accordingly.
  • You can store the aam panna concentrate in the fridge in a clean bottle for a month.
  • To serve, add ¼ cup aam panna concentrate in each glass.
  • Add ice-cubes and fill the glass with chilled water. Stir to combine nicely.
  • Garnish with fresh mint leaves.
  • Serve aam panna chilled.

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