Kairi Panha (Raw Mango Drink)

Kairi Panha is a is a sour and sweet, Maharashtrian favorite, summer cooler made using raw mango. It is the best thirst quencher and helps fight dehydration thus making it a healthy option for you to choose over sodas and sugar loaded drinks.

Kairi Panha (Raw Mango Drink)

A delicious summer drink.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 7 Glasses
Author Anuya

Ingredients

  • 4 Raw Mangoes Medium sized
  • 1 Cup Jaggery
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp Cardamom Powder Optional
  • Salt as per taste

Instructions

  • Peel the raw mangoes and boil them in a pressure cooker for 5-6 whistles.
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  • When the pressure releases, remove the raw mangoes and let them cool completely. After the mangoes have cooled, remove the seeds and separate the pulp. Transfer the pulp to a juicer/grinder. Add grated jaggery, sugar, salt and cardamom powder and grind it to a smooth paste.
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  • To serve, take two table spoons of the raw mango paste in a glass and add chilled water and ice cubes. Stir well and serve. You can also add a pinch of roasted cumin to enhance the flavor.
    Kairi Panha

Notes

  1. The drink can be made using only jaggery or only sugar too.
  2. Adjust the jaggery/sugar as per the sourness of the raw mango.
  3. Store the prepared raw mango paste in an air tight container in the refrigerator. This paste can be stored for 8-10 days.
  4. You can even add a pinch of red chilly powder to enhance the flavor while serving.

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