Amrakhand Recipe – Homemade Mango Shrikhand
Recipe type: Dessert, Side
RecipeCuisine: Indian
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Easy Mango Shrikhand or Amrakhand recipe very popular and served with hot pooris.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 2 big sized sweet mangoes Or 350 gms grated ( alphonso Or kesar Or badami type I used badami mango)
  • 200 gms hung curd
  • ½ cup sugar Or add more if required
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 crushed nutmeg (pestle and mortar)
  • 6 green cardamom
  • 4 tbsp charoli toasted Or roasted
  • 8 to 10 almonds toasted and chopped into julienne
  • 8 to 10 cashew nuts tasted and chopped into julienne
  • few pistachios optional
  • 1 strand of saffron (kesar mixed in 2 tbsp hot milk) optional
How to make the recipe?
  1. Firstly peel the mango skin.
  2. Now grate the mango ensuring you don't grate the seed as well.
  3. Take a pan and place on low heat. Roast the charoli for 4 to 5 mins on low heat. Remove them and keep aside.
  4. In the same pan add green cardamom and crushed nutmeg. Roast for 4 to 5 mins on low heat. Combine them into a processor and grind until fine powder is formed. You can store this powder into an airtight container Or bottle. Just utilise 2 tbsp of this nutmeg-cardamom powder. The rest you can use for cakes, biscuits and other desserts.
  5. Combine grated mangoes, sugar into a processor.
  6. Also add hung curd, salt,2 tbsp nutmeg-cardamom powder and some roasted almonds and cashews.
  7. Grind until all mixture is evenly incorporated. Check the taste add sugar if required.If using saffron then infuse saffron with hot milk and combine to shrikhand.
  8. Pour the shrikhand into the desired moulds. Sprinkle some nutmeg-cardamom powder on top. Decorate with toasted chopped almonds, cashews, pistachios, charolis and saffron.
  9. Refrigerate for 3 hour Or until chilled. Your homemade mango shrikhand is ready. Serve chilled with warm purees, rotis Or as dessert.
Notes
1. You can use any kind of mangoes you wish. Just ensure the mango has good flesh and is sweet.
2. take care of the sugar proportion if mangoes are too sweet then add sugar accordingly else it might taste too sweet.
3. Saffron strands can be just roasted slightly for 2 mins on low heat and can be used to garnish your shrikhand.
4. Ensure you use only hung curd for your shrikhand else it won't give the impact or effect.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 7 to 8 people
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at http://www.flavorsofmumbai.com/homemade-mango-shrikhand/