Aamras or mango juice - easy to prepare and a traditional sweet served with pooris,
or 2 large alphonso or 3 to 4 kesar mangoes
or powdered jaggery (gur) - optional
dry ginger powder
(saunth) - optional
or milk as required - optional
Rinse the alphonso mangoes. Then peel and chop them.
In a blender, add the chopped mango pieces and blend.
Add cardamom powder and crushed saffron strands.
Stir very well. To thin down the aamras, you can add some sugar or some milk or water.
Pour in small bowls and chill in the refrigerator.
Serve aamras with puri. You can also serve with chapatis.
You could even add your choice of dry fruits to the aamras. If adding cashew-nuts, fry the cashew-nuts till golden brown and then mix it with the aam ras.
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