Mango Shrikhand / Amrakhand is one the easiest mango desserts that can be prepared in no time.I made this amrakhand last mango season and clicked it...yes its been a year since these pics are waiting to make a appearance here :) And finally here it is....
I am vacationing at my hometown Karaikudi so I will respond to your queries once I reach our nest.....:)
Shrikhand is a yogurt based dessert that can be any flavoured. And Amrakhand is "Aam" + "Shrikhand". This is more or less a thick spoonable version of Mango Lassi / Mango Smoothie.
Mango Shrikhand Recipe - Ingredients
Serves : 2 Cooking & Preparation Time: 45 mins
Thick Curd(Yogurt) - 1.5 cups
Mango Pulp - 3/4 cup
Sugar - 3 tbsp
Saffron - 2 to 3 strands
Nuts - to garnish (I used almonds and pistachios)
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp (optional)
1.Hung the curd in a muslin cloth for 30mins or until all the water is drained completely.Then whisk the thick curd.
Chill it for an hr and serve chilled!
2.Blend the mangoes to a thick mango pulp without adding water. In a mixing bowl add mango pulp, curd,sugar,cardamom powder and mix well. Finally add in crushed saffron and quick mix.Garnish with chopped nuts while serving.
- You can use chiroli nuts which is usually served with shrikhand/amrakhand.
- Adjust sugar level according to the sweetness of the mangoes.
- You can use any sweet mango with flesh.
- You can use readymade mango pulp too but fresh mango puree tastes much better.
- Stays well for a day or two.
Labels: Desserts, Mango Recipes, North Indian