May 1, 2013

Amrakhand recipe - How to make mango shrikhand

Aamrakhand in a serving bowl
Mango amrakhand recipe - Amrakhand is one of the popular Maharashtrian desserts made with hung curd, mango, sugar and the flavour is infused with cardamom powder. It is prepared during festivals and weekends, usually served with pooris. When it comes to making dessert I always prefer to make smooth and creamy amrakhand which is not only easy but also very quick to prepare. The hung curd is available in sweet shop, otherwise you can also make it at home by draining the thick yogurt through a muslin cloth. Hung curd is called chakka in Marathi. Whenever I have large quantity of yogurt in stock, I make hung curd at home. I prefer to use alphonso mango for this dessert, as it has thick and sweet pulp which is perfect for the thick, creamy amrakhand. 

Preparation time - 20 minutes
Cooking time - 0 minutes
Yield - serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup hung curd / chakka
  • 1 cup chopped mango  (preferably alphonso)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 cardamoms, powdered


Method

Wash the mango and peel it. Cut it into small pieces and set aside.
chopped mangoes to make Aamrakhand
Put the hung curd and sugar in a large bowl. Place this bowl in the refrigerator for about an hour. Then remove the bowl from the refrigerator and add the mango pieces to it.
put the sugar, hung curd and mango in a bowl
Add the cardamom powder and mix well with a spoon
add cardamom powder and mix
Transfer this mixture to a puran maker and churn it to make a smooth amrakhand.
 put the mango mixture in a pooran maker and churn to make amrakhand
Transfer the amrakhand to a large bowl.
transfer the amrakhand to a bowl and chill it
Serve the amrakhand with hot poori.
Aamrakhand is ready to serve

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9 comments:

  1. Yummy shrikhand with mango.

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  2. looks yumm...new recipe to me...

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  3. VEry lovely amarakhand, super texture.. and lovely picture.

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  4. love the colour and texture.Amazing clicks
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  5. looks scrumptiously tasty dear

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  6. Lovely amarkhand,love u r churner.

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  7. Very delightful and inviting amrakhand.

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  8. The beauty about discovering new food blogs is also discovering new recipes. From where I am, I have never heard of such a delicious and fabulous dessert. Gonna keep in mind and coming back for more of your stunning recipes.

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