Aam Papad: Aam papad or Amawat or Aamsotto is a traditional Indian snack. It is fruit leather made out of mango pulp mixed with concentrated sugar solution and sun dried. It is a part of the South Indian and North Indian cuisine and is available is numerous varieties all over India. Traditional Aam Papad is sweet, although it is available in different varieties. It can be preserved for months making it popular in the off season of mangoes.
Ingredients (serves 8-10):
- 500 gms ripe mangoes
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1/4 tsp green cardamom powder
- 1 tsp clarified butter (ghee), for greasing
- Peel the skin of the mangoes.
- Cube the mangoes and remove the seed.
- Blend the mango flesh with sugar and cardamom powder to a fine paste.
- Heat a thick bottomed pan, on medium heat.
- Heat the mango paste in the pan.
- Cook the mango pulp, till it comes to boil.
- Grease a plate with ghee.
- Pour the hot mango pulp to form a thin layer.
- Keep the plate in the sunlight for 1-2 days.
- Aam Papad is ready to be served.
- With the help of a sharp knife cut the aam papad into shapes of your desired shape.
- Your tasty home-made aam papad is ready to eat.
- Aam Papad can be stored for a long time in an airtight container.
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