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Shrikhand / Amrakhand [Mango Yogurt or Homemade Mango Yoplait]

Shrikhand is an Indian sweet dish made of strained Indian curd [Dahi [Hindi],Yogurt]. It is a popular dessert in Gujarat and Maharashtra. You can add mango to the curd to make Amrakhand, fruit medley to make Fruitkhand and so on.....



Ingredients:


Dahi [Indian curd] or Yogurt - 2 cups
Mango pulp - 1/2 cup
Cardamon powder - 2 pods
Kesar [saffron] - dissolve few strings in milk
Sugar - 3-4 Tbsp or according to your taste
Nuts for garnishing [Almonds and pistachios]

Method:

Hang the curd overnight in the refrigerator in a cheese cloth [place a container underneath to collect water][ * make sure the yogurt/curd is not too sour, else you will need to add more sugar]

Next day remove the solid curd from the cheese cloth and mix mango pulp, sugar, kesar and cardamon powder. Mix it well with hands or spoon

Spoon the above mix in individual serving bowls or a big serving dish and refrigerate for at least 3 hours before you eat


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Comments

Prathibha said…
Looks very creamy n yummy...Love it..:)
Koekkener said…
Looks so delicious, Thank you for posting.
rekhas kitchen said…
wow so tempting It' my fav. with pooris yum yum.
Priya said…
Wat a delicious, tempting and fabulous shrikhand Renu...looks gorgeous!
Indrani said…
Shrikhand looks so gorgeous with all the nuts decorated on it..lovely click, renu
Shama Nagarajan said…
nice yummy shrikhand.......nice click
Smitha said…
Lovely pic n anything with mangos makes me smack my lips. That is one lovely prep.
Padma said…
Looks so delicious Renu ...
Sailaja said…
good.....tasty
Parita said…
You ve got me craving for this now!! mango season is over here or else i would be def making this tonight for dinner :)
Ann said…
Picture looks so awesome and lovely decor you did with sliced almonds.
OMG! I need that right now.
bindiya said…
Wow!! I feel like having some right away!Fabulous recipe.
kittymatti said…
wow! Looks so delicious..love the decoration!!
Looks lovely. Beautiful with all the nut topping.
Pinky said…
Hey,Here Amrakhand and Shrikhand are very popular in pune...and this is home made... really i must try it...Lovely dessert... looks sweety...
Sweta said…
My all time fave!! Excellent :)
Mansi said…
mango shrikhand !!- never fails to impress! thanks for sharing it with me for SHF Renu!:)
Pooja said…
Looks delicious! Love anything with mangoes!
Renu said…
Thank you soo much....This is first time I ever tried Shrikhand, and I am in love with it...can't wait to make it again..lately I had curd crisis [if you read my earlier post], now have come over it....will make it again
Aysha said…
Looks amazing..Perfect for summers..I am sure gonna try it!!!
Oh wow that's an drool worthy recipe.......
Yasmeen said…
Simple mango delicacy,looks inviting:)
Poornima Nair said…
Creamy n delicious...love the flavor of mango.
Aruna said…
Hi, i tried this out, it turned out well. Lovely, but my shrikhand was a little sour. I guess my curd was sour.
Hari Chandana said…
Wowwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!
looks yummyyy... lovely presentation..
Sanghi said…
Mmm yummmy yoghurt delight!! Combined with mango is a sure treat Renu! do check mine..!
Suparna said…
hi renu, the snap looks damn good just finished dinner and now am craving for some shrikhand :) love it absolutely
lovely dessert.. and very nice presentation.
n33ma said…
Thats tempting!
Kalaivani said…
Wow... delicious and yummy Shrikhand.
Sarah Naveen said…
wow!!! Looks so tempting!!!
You hot a lovley blog with wonderful recipes!!!
sangi said…
It's an xllnt dish Renu...tnx for sharing...
myspicykitchen said…
looks yummy!

Usha Rao
IHM
Anonymous said…
Just made it last night - came out simply awesome! Thanks! So easy to make and very very tasty!

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