It is best enjoyed when served with piping hot puris
Summers and mangoes are synonymous to each other. Mangoes are an indispensable part of summers. They can be enjoyed as a whole or in different forms. One such form of mango that is loved by people of all age groups is aamras, which is flavoured and sweetened mango pulp. Traditionally paired with piping hot puris, this divine blend of alphonso mangoes is thick and flavourful. It is the perfect mango delight to binge on in hot and sultry summers. You can savour it as breakfast or also in the form of a dessert. The joy of gulping down an entire bowl of aamras after a satisfying meal is above all. If you wish to make aamras in the comforts of your kitchen, then here's an easy-peasy recipe for the same. Read on the steps and experiment with your culinary skills.
1. While preparing this delight, make sure that the mangoes you have chosen are firm in texture and sweet in flavour. Alphonso is usually sweet and is considered the perfect pick for aamras recipe. If you've sweet ripe mangoes in hand, you can easily skip putting sugar in this dessert.
2. In order to get the right consistency, ensure that you have blended the pulp evenly and no lumps remain. A smooth pulp-like consistency can be only attained when the mixture is blended for a while.
3. Aamras is best enjoyed when served chilled. The combination of hot puris with chilled aamras is loved by kids and adults, alike. S,o don't forget to refrigerate the aamras after it has been nicely blended.
In order to make aamras, first you need to wash and peel the mangoes. Once this is done, cut them into bite-sized chunks and transfer them in a blender. Add cardamom powder in the blender and blend the two ingredients till a smooth pulp-like consistency is attained.
If the mangoes are not very sweet, you can add 1 tbsp powdered sugar to enhance its sweetness. Blend again. If you feel that the pulp is not smooth, then to thin down the consistence, you may add 1-2 tbsp of milk in it. Blend it again after adding the milk.
Now, pour the pulp in a container and keep it in the refrigerator. Chill it for at least half an hour. Once it is done, pour the pulp in serving bowls and garnish with a pinch of saffron. Serve the delight with piping hot and crisp puris and impress your family and friends with your culinary skills.
Note: Aamras is best enjoyed when chilled and thick in consistency.
CommentsSo, go ahead and make this aamras recipe to make the most of the summer season.