Aamras literally translates to mango (aam) juice (ras). This can be served as dessert or also a side dish for poori. Poori with aamras is a very popular and delicious combination for breakfast. Aamras is also known as keri nu ras.
Aamras is usually made with alphonoso mango as they are more pulpy and less fibrous. You can use any kind of mango for aamras recipe,the mango should be sweet and pulpy. There are few variations for this aamras recipe. The spices you add for aamras varies from state to state. I have seen aamras recipe with cardamom,saffron and aslo few recipes with dry ginger. It basically is your choice to flavor the aamras.
The consistency of this aamras recipe is also your choice. If you want to serve aamras with poori you can just blend the mangoes with sugar to a smooth pulp without water. But if you are going to serve this as dessert you can add some water while making pulp. Please note that even if you add water aamras should be thicker than mango juice.
Here I have used cardamom to add flavor, as I mentioned above you can use saffron or dry ginger too. I have added tiny pinch of salt just to perk up the flavors. The amount of sugar depends on the sweetness of the mangoes you use. If the mangoes are very sweet then you can add just 2-3 teaspoons of sugar other wise you can add up to 2 tablespoons of sugar. You can also add honey/powdered jaggery instead of sugar.
There is no such recipe for aamras , just blend your peeled mangoes along with sugar/honey, add some cardamom powder refrigerate 🙂
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Aamras recipe details below:
- 2 large mangoes
- Honey or sugar or powdered jaggery
- 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
- 1/4 up water.
Wash and rinse the mangoes once or twice and remove the peel.
remove the pulp by chopping them, discard the stone
Place the chopped mangoes in a blender and blend smoothly.
Add sugar,cardamom powder and water,blend again until very smooth.
Refrigerate until serving.
Serve aamras chilled as dessert ot side dish with poori.
1. Amount of sugar depends on mangoes.If the mangoes are very sweet you can leave out sugar completely.
2.Instead of sugar you can add honey too
3. You can add dry ginger powder for flavoring.