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Green Apple Panna served in a clay cup
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Green Apple Panna: Delicious Summer Cooler

Green Apple panna, a refreshing summer drink made out of greenapples, seasoned with roasted cumin powder, black salt and mint leaves. This summercooler, Panna, is synonym to summer season in India. Summer is the time whenyou most enjoy this fresh chilled drink that not only beat the heat but alsohelps in keep you hydrate and energize.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Chilling Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Drinks, Instant Pot Recipe
Cuisine: Global, Indian
Diet: Gluten Free, Hindu, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Apple Panna, Green Apple Panna, Panna
Servings: 8 People
Calories: 60kcal



  • 600 gram Green Apples 4 medium size apples
  • 28 gram Ginger 2 tablespoons grated
  • 2 tbsp Lime Juice juice of one lime
  • 28 gram Fresh Mint Leaves one cup leaves
  • 4 cup Water 2 + 2 divided
  • 4 cup Ice



  • To get rid of the wax coating, soak the green apples in hot water and vinegar solution (16:1) for 15-20 minutes. After 20 minutes give them a good rub and rinse them under tap water.
    Whole Green apples in a bowl
  • Now Core and chop clean apples into cubes, no need to peel them. In video I have showed two ways of coring apples, you can do either way.
    Green Apples being cut into slices
  • Add the chopped green apples to the inner pot of Instant Pot. Add 2 cups of water to the apples.
    Cut green apples in the IP pot
  • Put the lid on and pressure cook on high pressure for one minute. Make sure the venting knob is in the sealing position.
    Instant pot settings
  • Allow the pressure to release naturally. Once the pin drops, carefully open the Instant Pot. After the apples are boiled, they will lose their vibrant, rich green color and may not look pleasing, which is absolutely fine.
    Green apples in IP after pressure cooking
  • Let the boiled apples cool down a bit before adding other ingredients to cooked apples.
    Green apples in IP after further cooling down
  • Once the apples are cold enough add grated ginger, lime or lemon juice, jaggery or your preferred sweetener you are using and green mint leaves.
  • Blend everything together using an immersion blender. If you don’t happen to have immersion blender then transfer the boiled apples with other ingredients to a blender jar and blend until smooth.
    Blending everything together with an immersion blender
  • Once blend smooth, pass the pureed green apple panna through a fine-mesh strainer.
    Pureed mix being passed through strainer
  • Strain through the strainer, stirring and pressing to extract all the liquid into the bowl. Discard all the leftover fibers.
    strainned panna
  • Now add all the spices to strained apple puree. Black rock salt(check notes), black pepper, roasted cumin seeds powder (Check notes), bit of salt and powdered mint leaves (check notes) to the pureed apple Panna.
    Adding all the spices
  • Mix until thoroughly combined.
    after mixing the spices
  • Add more chilled water and ice to adjust the consistency of panna.
  • You can also add few hand torned mint leaves and key lime slices and store the drink in refrigerator until ready to serve.
    Panna with ice, mint and lime being added
  • Add few cubes of ice in a glass and fill the glass with this chilled panna and enjoy this refreshing drink.
    Green Apple Panna served in a clay cup



Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 742mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 196IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg