Aam Panna — A Refreshing Drink For Diabetics

As we all know from last few years there been a debate regarding whether mangoes to be consumed or not. But in recent studies, it has been proved that mango can be beneficial for diabetic if consumed in a suggestive way.

Aam Panna is a popular tangy summer cooler. Worried about how to prepare it? Don’t worry we got the easiest recipe to prepare aam panna. Green mango panna or aam panna is a great remedy for heat stroke and dehydration and digestion. It is packed with vitamins too.

Serving: 10

Cooking time: 20 mins

Ingredients for aam panna:

  • 3 medium size green raw mangoes
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp roasted cumin powder
  • Black salt to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp Mint leaves (pudina paste)
  • Ice crushed

How to prepare aam panna at home:

  • Place the mangoes along with water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer for 10 minutes.Then remove from fire.
  • Alternatively, you can pressure cook the mangoes with water till soft.
  • Leave them to cool and then peel the mangoes and get the pulp with the help of a spoon. Grind mango pulp along with water to a smooth paste.
  • In a pan take the pulpy mixture, add sugar and let it cook on flame till the sugar dissolves completely. Stir continuously lest you burn the mixture.
  • Remove from fire and add roasted cumin powder, black salt and salt.
  • Let this mixture cool down properly.
  • To make the drink: take a tall glass pour 1 -2 tbsp of the mango mixture and pour in chilled water till 3/4th. Now add finely chopped mint and crushed ice.
  • Garnish with mint leaves and serve immediately.

Note:

  1. You can increase or decrease the quantity of sugar as per your desire.
  2. You can use jaggery instead of sugar.
  3. This mixture can stay in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Originally published at sugarcare.in on May 17, 2017.