Puri – Amras

This is one of my favourite combination for breakfast. Hot puris and heavenly Amras…slurp…

This combination is a must in all North Kanara homes during mango season. We have more than 10 mango trees at home of different variety. So Aayi prepares this with fresh and ripe mangoes. This is usually prepared using Ishad(Vishad) types which have lots of pulp, though other types of mangoes are also widely used.

When fresh mangoes are not available, this is prepared using the canned ones. Recently I saw the canned Kesar mango pulp here and all I could remember was the hot puris and Amras.

Mango pulp 2 cups
Milk 3/4 cup
Cardamom(ela) powder 1/2 tea spn

Mix all the ingredients well (If using magoes, use mixie for getting a smooth amras) and serve with hot puris.

Serves : 3
Preparation time : 5min

10 thoughts on “Puri – Amras”

  1. Hi Shilpa,
    I am new to your site and am happy to try your recipe. I have a request, if possible can you add some dharwad style chutneys & curries. I only remember they taste heavely but no recipe. thanks

  2. Thanks Vineela, SH.
    Seema, I know some of the Dharwad style cooking. I can post them here. Only problem might be pictures. I dont think the ingredients like Gurellu are available here. Anyways..I will surely post them soon.

  3. Thanks Shilpa,

    Just one request, can you please give recipe for buns, the typical konkani style, i remember my ayee making it for picnics etc, but no recipe.

  4. Hi Seema,I will put the recipe for Buns soon on my blog. I have some pumpkin pieces in my refrigerator, so will try it today and then post the recipe. If you need any other recipe, let me know.

  5. Recipe for Buns:

    2 ripe bananas
    1 cup curd
    1/2 cup sugar
    1 1/2 cup flour
    mix all together, till it forms a nice atta mix.

    COver & cool in fridge for atleast 1 hr.

    Make regular puri’s & deep fry in hot oil like puris.

  6. Hi Shilpa,
    I am also from Dharwad.Now I am in Bangalore.
    I am a regular reader of your blog.But this is the first time I am writing.
    Your blog is really nice.
    I like the pictures very much.
    I could not find icecream receipe here,can you post them?

  7. What a marvelous summertime treat! May I ask a “stupid” question? How is this combo eaten: are the puris dipped into the amras, or do we alternate between the two? I’m asking because I am thinking a lot about how this would taste and am very tempted to find out! 🙂

    Shilpa: Yes, take a piece, dip in the aamras and eat – nom nom nom nom 😉

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