April 02, 2017

Mango Shrikhand

Shrikhand is a Maharashtrian dessert made of strained yogurt/Curd. Shrikhand is usually  flavoured with saffron, cardamom blended with seasonal fruits.  This creamy Mango Shrikhand ,  garnished with nuts is an ideal dessert for the summer season..

Ingredients for making Mango Shrikhand:

  • Hung sourless fresh curd made from 1 litre milk (1000ml)
  • Mango pulp from 2  mangoes
  • Powdered Sugar with 2 green cardamoms 4 table spoons
  • 3-4 strands saffron in 1 tbsp milk
  • Handful almonds and pistachios to garnish

How to make Mango Shrikhand? 

  • Place a muslin or cheese cloth on a bowl and ties it tightly.
  • Pour the curd on the cloth and let the water from the curd gets drained for 4 hours.
  • Once you pour the curd on the cloth place the vessel in the refrigerator to avoid the curd becoming sour.
  • Peel the mango take out the fleshy part, mash it in a blender and keep ready.

  • After four hours scoop out the hung curd (Thick and creamy)  and mix mango pulp, saffron milk  and sugar cardamom powder together and refrigerate it for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Garnish with chopped almonds and pistachios and serve the chilled Shrikhand.