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Recipe Aamras Puri

Post by Nanncian on Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:46 pm

Aamras or amras is the pulp of the most loved Indian tropical fruit Mango. The pulp of the ripe fruit is extracted with hands and consumed along with chapatti or puri. A regional version of Amras is popular dessert in Rajasthani cuisine and Marwari, Maharashtra and Gujarti cuisine especially during festivities. In Maharashtra this is a very popular dessert. Aamras puri is the typical menu during Vatasavtri purnima. Vatsavitri purnima is a famous hindu festival of women in India which is specially celebrated in Maharastra on the full moon day of Jyeshtha mas. Vata Savitri purnima is also known as vata purnima or vat purnima where the women pray for the long life of their husband. Women keep fast for the whole day and then they perform puja and after breaking the fast they give fruits clothes to the Brahmin’s. Many special dishes are prepared during this time, among all the most popular is Aamras puri. Today we are giving you this delicious recipe of Aamras puri but it is more exotic than the regular aamras and hope you will love it.

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For Aamras:

2 cup mango pulp
2 cup whole milk
2 tsp of cashew paste
1/4 tsp of elaichi powder
2 tsp of condensed milk (optional)
1 tsp of fresh cream (optional)
Sugar to taste
For garnish
few strands of saffron
Few chopped pistachio

For Puri:

2 cups of maida
2 tsp of oil
1 tsp of sugar
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying


Take mango pulp, milk, cashew paste, condensed milk, elaichi powder, sugar and blend well. Then add fresh cream and mix well.Put the whole mixture in refrigerator. In the meantime make the puri.To make the puri take maida in a bowl mix sugar, salt and oil with water make a dough like that of chapati (not too soft or too hard).Knead the dough well.Divide the dough in equal parts and make round balls.Then roll the balls into circles and then deep fry the puri till they are puffed and golden brown both sides.Pour the chilled aam ras in the serving bowl garnish with few strands of saffron almond and chopped pistachio.Serve this chilled aamras with hot puri. This is a divine combination to relish.

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