Mango Shrikhand (Amrakhand)
 
 
Mango Shrikhand (Amrakhand) is an Indian sweet dish. Mango Shrikhand is made of strained yogurt. Mango Shrikhand is one of the main desserts in Gujarati and Maharashtrian cuisine. Preparation of this dish is very simple. A popular variation of Shrikhand in Maharashtra is Amrakhand, which is Shrikhand blended with mango pulp. It is one of the my best desert too.
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Recipe type: Desserts & Sweets
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • 2 cup yogurt/curd/dahi
  • 1 cup Mango Pulp
  • ½ cup Powdered Sugar or as per taste
  • Pinch of Cardamom
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • Pinch of Saffron
  • Chopped Pistachios
  • Chopped Almonds
Instructions
  1. Take a muslin cloth or cheese cloth and place the yogurt in it; hang it for 3-4 hours to drain out the whey from yogurt.
  2. After 3-4 hours remove the yogurt from cloth and turn into bowl.
  3. Place the bowl inside the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  4. Soak the saffron in the milk.
  5. Take a yogurt bowl from refrigerator and whisk very well using with spatula or weird whisk, then add sugar, soaked saffron, milk and mix well.
  6. Now add mango pulp, cardamom powder, chopped Almond –Pistachios and mix well or whisk, then keep it in refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  7. Garnish Shrikhand with chopped Pistachios-Almonds and serve chilled.
Notes
You can use Greek yogurt if want to avoid straining process and for quick dessert. But strained Indian yogurt gives best taste.
You can store amrakhand into the refrigerator upto 1month.
You can add fresh mango cubes if you like it.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at http://www.binjalsvegkitchen.com/mango-shrikhand-amrakhand/