MANGO SHRIKHAND/आम्रखंड 


Mangoes are available in plenty during summer season.  Ripe mangoes are usually used in fruit salads, milk shakes and many other sweets and desserts.  One such popular dish in India is Mango Shrikhand. Shrikhand is a yogurt based sweet and Nagpur, in India is famous for Shrikhand.  By adding ripe mango pulp to plain  Shrikhand we can very easily make Mango Shrikhand.  The only time consuming process is the preparation of Hung curd, but its not a hard task.



     INGREDIENTS:


2 cups Thick Curd
1 cup Ripe Mango Pulp
1/2 cup powdered Sugar
1 tsp Cardamom Powder
1 tbsp chopped Badam/Almonds
1 tbsp chopped Pistachio


PREPARATION METHOD:


1. Place a muslin cloth on a sieve and keep it on a vessel
2. Take 2 cups of thick curd and pour on the muslin cloth
3. Tie the cloth and keep it in refrigerator for 6-7 hours/overnight
4. After 6-7 hours, open the cloth to find thick hung curd
5. Now take a mixing bowl and add 1 cup hung curd
6. Add 1 cup ripe mango pulp, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1 tsp cardamom powder and 1 tbsp each of chopped Badam/Almonds and chopped Pistachio
7. Whisk smooth and thats it
8. Your delicious Mango Shrikhand is ready
9. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with chopped nuts
10. Serve chilled