Summar and the ongoing Shravan vrat require you to stay hydrated in healthy ways. Fruits are the best option to maintain the amount of water and nutrients you need in a day. Pineapple is a fruit that is rich in vitamin C, manganese, and antioxidants and can help in digestion, weight loss, and has enzymes that fight inflammations and diseases. Pineapple consumption can be great for you if consumed in the right amount. Excessive intake of this fruit can irritate and hurt your mouth because of the presence of a combination of enzymes in pineapples called bromelain. So, consuming them by making panna is a great option as you won't be chewing the fruit and will have the twist of salty spicy flavours with the sweetness of pineapple. We all love the famous aam panna, it's time you try this recipe of fresh and vibrant ananas panna pineapple panna.


3 cups of chopped pineapple

 4 tbsp vinegar

½ tsp turmeric

½ tsp pepper

1 tsp black salt

2 litres of water

Chilled water to top up

Ice cubes

A cup of sugar

3/4 tsp chilli powder

1tbsp roasted cumin powder


A handful of mint leaves


Take a deep pan, add pineapple, water, vinegar, sugar, turmeric, chilli powder, pepper, roasted cumin, black salt and salt together. Bring them to a boil and simmer and cook for 15 mins or till the pineapple softens. Remove from heat and cool it completely.

You need to make a puree of cooled panna in a blender. Keep it in the fridge for 2-3 weeks. Now take a glass and add a few ice cubes and some mint leaves. Pour 4-5 tbsp of thick pineapple puree and top it up with chilled water. Stir well, serve and enjoy the coolness to get rid of all the tiredness of a hot busy day.