Saturday, June 7, 2014

आम का पना [Panaa: a drink made of raw mango]


               आम का पना: 3 Cheers to Summer !
                                       An ideal drink for hot summer days as well as a great remedy for heat stroke and dehydration in summer season.


  • Raw [green] mango  3 medium sized raw green mangoes
  • Mint leaves  1 cup
  • Roasted cumin seed  1 tsp
  • Asafoetida  1 pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Black salt to taste
  • Sugar  1/2 cup
  • Bundi  50 gms
  • Water  4-5 cups


  • Peel off mangoes and get the pieces with help of a knife.
  • Pressure cook the mango pieces with 4-5 cup of water,salt and sugar till soft.
  • Let pressure release,then take out mango pulp.
  • Strain and mash the pulp.
  • Grind the pulp to a smooth paste.
  • Take the mango pulp mixture in a bowl.
  • Grind mixture of mint leaves,black salt,asafoetids and roasted cumin seeds to get paste.
  • Mix this mint paste with mango pulp paste.
  • Keep stirring till a smooth mixture.
  • Now mango panaa concentrate is ready.
  • Let the mixture cool,then keep it in a fridge.
  • When to be served,take a part of panaa concentrate,mix 3 times cool water,add crushed ice.
Garnish with bundi and mint leaves.


  1. Is it so easy to prepare..I buy it from the market..but home made things are always i will definitely try this one out..

    1. Thanks Ranita Ji, i am sure you must have liked it.

  2. Refreshing really!!i love it in summers and rather wish I could make it on in winters also,sadly no raw mangoes.trying it soon!

  3. Mouthwatering... Thanks for the recipe :) Could you please let us know long this concentrated Aam Panaa can be kept stored in the refrigerator?

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    1. Hi Sindhu i am sorry for late reply.Shelf life of Pana in a generally a week or longer depending on low temp/maintained.

    2. Dear Sindhu, thanks for invitation but i can not participate in contest,

  4. Refreshing drink nd perfect for summer...

  5. Lovely recipe... i am gona try this one :)