Belada Hannina Panaka with detailed video instruction.
belada hannu or Wood apple is very beneficial to health, here is the simple juice recipe/ belada hannina panaka using the fruit. This is usually prepared during shivaratri and ram navami festivals, Easy to make and healthy panaka.
This fruit reduces the pitta imbalance.
Try this other panaka recipes – Nimbe hannina panaka , hesaru bele panaka and Kokum Juice
Ingredients for making Belada Hannina Panaka:
- 1 belada hannu / wood apple
- around 4 cups of water
- pepper powder(crush around 15 pepper)
- 1/2 cup powdered jaggery ( quantity depends on the sweet/sourness of the fruit)
- Break open the fruit as shown in the video. (shell will be very hard like coconut) then scoop the fruit using a spoon to a bowl.
- add water (may be a cup) mash it using your hand and then extract the juice and strain it to a pan,
- Likewise repeat the same procedure for 2 to 3 times,
- Now to this juice, add jaggery and pepper powder, mix it well. keep it aside for few minutes until the jaggery completely dissolves.
- apart from making the juice , you can eat the fruit with little salt and chilli powder.