5 to 6 raw mangoes (medium sized)
3 tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp red chili powder or cayenne pepper (optional)
2 tsp cumin powder
2 tbsp chopped mint leaves
Put the raw mangoes in a pan. Add water to cover them and briong the pan to a boil.
Keep the pan simmering on medium heat for about 10 to 15 mins.
Retrieve the mangoes from the pan. Peel and stone them. Mash the pulp.
Add the chopped mint, cumin powder, chili powder, sugar and salt .
Mix everything well. (this pulp can be stored in the fridge for a week)
While serving the Aam Panna, Fill the glass upto 1/3rd with the prepared mango pulp.
Add some ice cubes and fill the glass with water. Stir to mix well.
Garnish with some mint leaves!
Aam Panna is a typical summer drink in India. Mangoes are available in abundance in the summer season here. There are a lot of drinks and dishes prepared with raw and ripe mangoes during that period.