Kairi ka Pani

 A delicacy made of boiled raw mangoes has an added zing of black salt,cumin and ginger powder. Kairi ka pani can be had either sweetened or salted according to preference.

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An excellent summer cooler. It is also called 'Panha' in most other regions of India. A delicacy made of boiled raw mangoes has an added zing of black salt, cumin and ginger powder.This Kairi ka Pani is a cool drink that is supposed to protect the human body from dehydration during the severe heat waves that hit the region during summer.

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Makes 6 glasses
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2 medium sized raw mangoes (unpeeled)
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1 tsp black salt (sanchal)
1/4 tsp dried ginger (soonth) powder
salt to taste

  1. Combine the raw mangoes and enough water in a deep non-stick kadhai, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 30 minutes or till they turn soft, while turning occasionally.
  2. Drain all the water, allow it to cool slightly, remove the skin of the mangoes and squeeze out the mango pulp.
  3. Transfer the pulp into a deep bowl, add the powdered sugar, cumin seeds powder, black salt, dried ginger powder and salt and mix well.
  4. Mash it thoroughly using a potato masher.
  5. Combine the raw mango mixture and 4½ cups of water in a deep bowl and mix well.
  6. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  7. Pour equal quantities of the drink into 6 individual glasses and serve chilled.
RECIPE SOURCE : Rajasthani CookbookBuy this cookbook
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 on 15 Oct 14 01:58 PM

Its a best drink to kill the super duper heat of summer.. You can make this tangy raw mango mixture and preserve it for few days.. Just add water to the mixture and have it anytime you wish.. Plus point is it has no preservatives as it is prepared at home..
 on 19 Mar 13 03:45 PM

Very nice taste....traditional Rajasthani drink....excellent summer drink...