Mango Shrikhand | Amrakhand | Aam Shrikhand

Shrikhand is a traditional sweet delicacy prepared from hung curd and flavoured with cardamom (elaichi), saffron (kesar) with nuts added to it for the crunch.

What is hung curd?

Hung curd is nothing but thick and creamy curd without any excess water content in it. So how to make this hung curd. The process is very easy, but we just have to be a little bit patient for it. Take fresh curd/dahi and place it in a muslin cloth or a big handkerchief. Tie it up and refrigerate for 3-4 hours. You will get thick hung curd. This time will depend on how thick or watery is your curd. We would suggest to use fresh and thick curd, so you do not have to wait for long to enjoy this delicacy. Detailed process has been explained in our recipe section.

Now after hung curd is ready, the process is quick and simple. With just few ingredients, yummy shrikhand will get ready. You can flavour it with cardamom powder and kesar and enjoy it plain or can add your favourite fruit pulp to it. We have added mango pieces in our shrikhand. You may also add nuts to it.


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Mango Shrikhand | Amrakhand

Prep Time: 4 hours

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Serving Size: 3

Mango Shrikhand | Amrakhand

Ingredients

  • 2 cups curd/yogurt, thick and fresh
  • 1/2 cup mango pulp (pulp of 1 ripe mango)
  • 2-3 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder/elaichi powder
  • 1 ripe mango, cut into pieces

Lets Begin...

  1. Place yogurt in a muslin cloth and tie its edges.
  2. Put a strainer on a bowl. Put the tied cloth on a strainer and refrigerate for 3-4 hours.
  3. After 3-4 hours, all the excess water from the curd would have collected in the bowl. Squeeze out all the remaining excess water and transfer the curd to a wide bowl.
  4. Whisk well with the help of a beater. Add powdered sugar, cardamom powder and mango pulp. Stir well.
  5. Now add mango pieces and mix.
  6. Garnish it with cardamom powder. Serve this delectable mango shrikhand chilled or at room temperature.

Notes

•If you want, you may add chopped nuts to this shrikhand for the crunchy bite or can even garnish it with chopped nuts and some more mango pieces.

•You can adjust sugar as per the sweetness of mango and as per your taste.

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