Aam Pora Shorbot | Aam Panna recipe
Aam Pora Shorbot or Bengali style Aam panna is a tangy, sweet and a refreshing summer cooler drink. Aam pora shorbot is made with roasted raw mangoes with a hint of bhaja moshla (sroasted cumin seeds powder) and black salt.
Servings: 8 people
- 450-500 grams Raw mango washed
- 8-10 mint leaves
- 1 Green chilli (optional)
- 1/2 cup Sugar/ Brown sugar (or as per taste)
- 1 tsp Black salt
- 3/4 tsp Bhaja masala or roasted cumin seeds powder
- 1/2 cup Water
Place the raw mangoes on a stove top on low to medium heat and roast them until the the sides are charred and the pulp is soft. Remove from heat and let it cool.Alternatively you can wrap the mangoes up in a foil and roast them in the oven.
Roast the green chilli if using until it is charred.
When the mangoes are cool to touch, skin the mangoes and discard the seed.
In a mixer grinder add the mango pulp, green chilli, mint leaves, sugar, salt, bhaja masala (roasted cumin seeds) and 1/2 cup of water. Ground it into a fine thick smooth paste. The aam pora concentrate is ready. (You can pour it in a container and store it for a week and use later.)
To make the sharbat, add the concentrate in a large jug and pour 2 1/2-3 cups of water and ice. mix well and enjoy on a hot summer day.