Like there are chocolate lovers, there are mango lovers too. They like everything mango-flavoured, from mousses and puddings to shakes and shrikhand! Here is how you can make rich and luscious Mango Shrikhand freshly at home. It calls for just common ingredients like curds, mango pulp, sugar and spices, and the procedure is quite simple too. While this Aamrakhand is the perfect shrikhand variant to make during the mango season, you can also make this traditional delicacy all round the year, if you have Alphonso Aamras stocked in your freezer. Team up this shrikhand with Puris, Batata Chips Nu Shaak, Kadhi and Vagharela Bhaat to create a sumptuous main course that you will love to dine on.
Preparation Time: 20 mins Cooking Time: 0 mins Total Time: 20 mins Makes: 3 cups
3/4 cup fresh mango pulp
2 cups hung curds (chakka dahi) , refer handy tip
a few saffron (kesar) strands
1 tbsp warm milk
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
a pinch of nutmeg (jaiphal) powder
1 tbsp almond (badam) slivers
1 tbsp pistachio slivers
Combine the saffron and milk in a small bowl, mix very well and keep aside.
Place the hung curds in a deep bowl and whisk well.
Add the mango pulp and powdered sugar and again whisk well.
Add the cardamom powder, nutmeg powder, saffron-milk mixture, almonds and pistachios and mix well.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
4 cups of curds when hung in a muslin cloth for 30 to 45 minutes yields 2 cups of hung curds.
Nutrient values per cup
Vitamin A 1949.1 mcg
Vitamin B 10.2 mg
Vitamin B 20.4 mg
Vitamin B 31.1 mg
Vitamin C 11.5 mg
Folic Acid 15.2 mcg
Calcium 595.3 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 65.9 mg
Potassium 357.2 mg
Zinc 0.3 mg