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Close up look of Aamras in a bowl, with cardamom powder sprinkled on top

Aamras Without Blender (Sweet Mango Juice)

Aamras is a popular dessert or a sweet from India, made using Sweet mango. Traditionally this ras is made without a blender.
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Course: Dessert, Sweets
Cuisine: Gujarati, Indian, Maharashtrian
Keyword: Dessert, Mango, No Cook Recipe, Sweet
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre

Ingredients

  • 4 Ripe Alphonso Mangoes
  • ½ Cup Sugar (more or less as per your liking)
  • ½ Cup Milk (more or less as per your liking)
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom powder

Instructions

  • Wash the mangoes in clean tap water thoroughly.
  • Soak the mangoes in tap water for 60 minutes minimum.
  • Wash it again in clean tap water, to remove any loose dirt.
  • Take a wide pot and keep a strainer on top of it.
  • Now with the help of your thumb and fingers, squeeze the mango. Do not remove the top stem/tip of the mango.
    Squeezing of the Mangoes using thumb and fingers
  • Once the mango is soft overall, remove the tip and discard.
  • Remove the pulp in the strainer.
    Removing of the pulp in the sieve
  • Strain the pulp by gently pushing it against the sieve.
    The pulp being strained using sieve
  • The pulp will be collected in the bottom vessel.
  • After removing all the pulp, immerse the skin and the seed in half a cup of water.
  • Do the above steps with the remaining mangoes.
  • Now give the skin and the seeds a nice rub against the water. (Optional step, but I would advise you to not skip it.)
  • Strain the juice and repeat the above step at least 2 more times.
  • Now add in the sugar, cardamom powder, and milk.
    Adding of milk in the mango puree
  • Adjust the quantity of sugar and milk as per your taste.
    Adding sugar in the mango puree
  • Let it cool for 30-60 minutes in the refrigerator.
    The ready Aamras
  • Serve it with Puri or parathas or simply enjoy it as dessert.

Notes

  • 1 Cup = 235 ml, 1 tbsp= 15 ml, 1 tsp = 5 ml
  • The above measurements are just a guide. One can adjust the quantity as per preference.
  • Milk is optional.
  • It is best to consume Aamras the same day or at the max the next day.
  • Keep Aamras refrigerated always.
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