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Aamras is a traditional mango treat from Maharashtra and Gujarat in Western India. This luscious aamras preparation is excellent for a sweltering summer day. Aam signifies mango in Hindi, and Ras denotes essence, extract, or juice. As a result, the word aamras refers to a sweet mango extract. Aamras is traditionally served with poori. Aamras puri, or aamras and puri, is a popular combination. This dish is also offered as a dessert after a meal. Mangoes dominate all the fruits due to its important features. Mango juice has an adequate amount of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, and is full of nutrients. Mango fruit is full of nutritional values. Mango, full of nutrients, flavor, and sweetness; is considered as King of Fruits.  The fruit is enriched in phytochemicals, polyphenols, vitamins, carotenoids, antioxidants, omega-3 and 6, etc.   It is one of the best gifts due to its multiple uses in the form of Chutneys, Pickles, Lachcha, Mango juice, Mango shakes, Panna, Mango jelly, Mango lassi, Aamras, amchur, Smoothies, Ice cream

Nutritional Advantages of Aamras

  • Mango contains natural sugars which is needed for body metabolism and does not increase weight.
  • Mango reduces the risk of cancer. Mangoes contain polyphenol compounds as well as quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid, and methyl gallate, all are useful in reducing the risk for different types of cancer.
  • Mango controls blood pressure. Mangoes having a low glycemic index, which maintains the blood sugar level. It balances the fat levels too.
  • Mangoes are rich in Vitamin A which makes the skin soft and shining.
  • The fruit is rich in Vitamin E, which invigorates the hormonal mechanism and improves stamina.
  • Mango enhances your Mood.
  • Mangoes good for pregnancy.
  • Mango is full of digestive enzymes like magneferin, katechol oxidase, and lactase and helps to overcome the problems related to digestion.
  • Mangoes for eyesight. The mineral, vitamins, and minerals like Vitamin A, C, and E are adequately present in Mangoes. It also contains flavonoids, Beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin. All these helps to keep your eyes healthy, enhance your vision and prevent various eye diseases.

Region: Rajasthan/ Maharashtra/ Gujrat

Nature: Desserts

Cuisine: Indian

Prep Time: 10 Min

Cook Time: 10 Min

Total Time: 20 Min

Serves: 04

Main Ingredients:



Ripe Mangoes

3-4 no

Cardamom powder

½ tsp


a large pinch

Dry fruits

for garnish

Method: -:

  1. Use very ripe and sweet mangoes to make this aamras. Preferably with alphonso and kesar variety or any variety of your choice but make sure it should be ripe and sweet.

  2. Wash and peel the mangoes.

  3. Cut it into chunks.

  4. In a blender, blend the mango chunks into pulp together with cardamom powder.

  5. Stir in the saffron.

  6. Give a nice stir, pour it into individual bowl and chill it for at least half an hour.

  7. Sprinkle dry fruits for garnish.

  8. Serve aamras chilled with poori.


  1. Use only pulpy variety and not fibrous ones. If you get only fibrous variety, then you must strain the aamras before serving.

  2. Mangoes have a heating quality. So, to reduce this, soak mangoes until immersed in water in a bowl for a couple of hours. Later drain all the water, wipe them dry with a kitchen towel and begin to prep them.

  3. If the mangoes are slightly tangy, then you could add some sugar and jaggery. But if the mangoes are sweet or very sweet, you do not need to add any sweetener. The amount of jaggery or sugar depends on the sweetness of mangoes and your individual preference of sweetness.

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