Mango Pineapple Panhe

A refreshing, all natural beverage with multiple health benefits and no added refined sugar!


Mango Pineapple Panhe- Refreshing, all natural beverage with multiple health benefits and no added sugar!!
Mango Pineapple Panhe- Refreshing, all natural beverage with multiple health benefits and no added sugar!

It is high summer in the Boston area with temperatures soaring into the 90s! So, cool refreshing drinks are what is on our minds.

Kairiche panhe is a traditional Maharashtrian beverage made in the spring and summer with raw mangoes. Kairi means raw mango. Panhe tastes amazing, but I also cringe when I think about the amount of sugar that goes in it.

The raw mangoes I had purchased to make another batch of the Raw Mango Pickle, had a sweet and sour taste.  So, I thought of making panhe instead. Bonus was that it would not need to be sweetened as much. My creative juices started flowing when I remembered the super sweet fresh pineapple I had. So I blended the two fruits with a touch of honey and found out that it tasted superb! Cardamom and saffron give it the classic panhe taste!

This beverage with no added sugar, combines the two nectarous fruits. They have numerous health benefits! Combined this drink is said to be anti-inflammatory, rich in vitamin C and is an immunity booster.

Panhe is typically served at womens haldi kunku/ get togethers with Kairichi Dal.

Mango Pineapple Panhe

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 1 medium sized raw mango, peeled, pitted and rough chopped
  • ¾ cup of chopped pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon honey. You may need more or less depending on the sweetness of the fruit.
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ teaspoon ground green cardamom
  • 1 fat pinch of saffron strands
  • Crushed ice to serve

To make the Mango Pineapple Panhe-

  1. Simply blend together the mango, pineapple, honey, salt and water. I used my Vitamix blender.
  2. Add the ground cardamom and the saffron strands, stir and pour over crushed ice to serve.







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  1. The combination of mango and pineapple to make panna is amazing Sandhya.
    I have never made this but I am tempted to make it when Mango season arrives next year.

  2. Looks delicious! I am in love with your glass too can think of some other drinks to enjoy! 😀 I love the use of pineapples and mangoes to make panhe. This year ka season s gone. So will try it next year fingers crossed.

  3. Today I learned one new beverage to refresh in summer. Mango Pineapple Panhe looks refreshing!

  4. Mango and Pineapple are two of my favorite fruits. This recipe of yours looks so delicious. I will definitely this one.

  5. Though we love aam panna, I don’t make it often as its loaded with sugar. Even if jaggery is added it doesn’t make it healthier. However, love your recipe as I can imagine if the pineapple is sweet then a bit of honey is all that is required. Pineapple Panhe looks really delicious.

  6. Sandhya this is such a quick refreshing cooler for hot days… I love the use of tropical flavors

  7. Mango and Pineapple are two of my favourite fruits. This looks so delicious. I love the use of tropical flavours to make panhe!

  8. Love the images captured here, the colour of this Panhe against the blue cups looks stunning. Clearly the tropical combinationof pineapple and mango is exciting

  9. It is so hot here now and this drink is literally calling my name… so refreshing!

  10. Ohh Sandhya, this looks so delicious. I never tried pineapple in panhe. To be honest after moving to the US, its been a while I had Kairi panha

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