Bela Pana

Bela Pana
Bela Pana
Type Drink
Place of origin India
Region or state Odisha
Main ingredients bael
Cookbook: Bela Pana  Media: Bela Pana

Bela pana (Odia: ବେଲ ପଣା) is a drink made from bael (Aegle marmelos) fruit pulp, in the month of Chaitra and Boishakh, in Odisha, India.

Ingredients

Ripe bael, milk, black pepper, chhena, 1/4 cup banana peeled and cut into tiny pieces, 1/2 cup honey or Jaggery (ଗୁଡ଼), 1/2 cup yogurt (ଦହି), 2 cardamom (ଗୁଜୁରାତି ଅଳେଇଚ), a handful of cashews ground separately, fistful of fresh grated coconut.

Utility

It is an antidote for sun stroke and a must in Odia New Year. It is also used for stomach problems.

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