Aam panna, Aam Jhora, or panha is an Indian drink. It is made from unripe mangoes and is yellow to light green in color. Mint leaves are often added to the drink, enhancing its green color. Unripe mango is a rich source of pectin, which gradually diminishes after the formation of the stone

USPs of Aam Panna:

  • gluten-free
  • has no nuts
  • easy to store
  • it has no dairy
  • natural coolant


Mango: Use unripe, green, raw mango for making aam panna. The colour of the panna may vary depending on the raw mangoes. The raw mango with a hint of sweetness is the best. Sugar: Use granulated white sugar or raw unprocessed sugar. Seasoning: Rock or Black Salt, Cumin Powder
Fresh Mint Leaves give a refreshing aroma and taste to the panna.

Aam Panna Concentrate

The undiluted mango panna concentrate has a thick and luscious consistency. Panna Concentrate is easy to store and has a long shelf life.

Mix water in the concentrate in the desired quantity before drinking/serving the sharbat.

With the bottle of mango panna concentrate sitting in the fridge, I am always excited about the delicious sips that await me as soon I reach home.

How To Make Panna – 3 Ways

Pressure Cooker Method: Pressure cook the mangoes over medium heat for 2 – 3 whistles along with water. Remove the stone, if any, in the mangoes. Allow the mango pulp to cool. Blend the mango pulp, sugar, salt, spices, and mint until smooth.

Roasting Method: Wash and wipe the raw mangoes. Now, you can roast them directly over the gas stove flames or on the barbecue grill. Once that is done, get rid of the charred/black mango skin and the stone. Next, collect the pulp in a bowl. Blend it with sugar, spices, and mint leaves. The mango panna has a smokey taste from roasting.

Instant Pot Method: You can make this aan panna in an instant pot. Add peeled green, raw mango with water to the inner pot. Seal the lid. Set the steam valve to the Sealing position. Pressure Cook for 6 – 8 minutes. Release the steam. Collect the pulp in the inner pot. Discard the stones. Add sugar, mint leaves, and spices. Blend the sherbet using a hand blender.

Nutrients value

One normal glass of Aam Panna contains around 180 calories. Aam Panna is rich in carbohydrates and vitamins – A, B1, B2 and C. It also provides essential minerals such as potassium, sodium, magnesium, iron, and calcium. Nutrients like folate, pectin, choline are also present in it.