Mango Shrikhand

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This traditional Indian-style fruit pudding is a cooling finish to any spicy meal. Serve with wafer cookies, or garnish with chopped fresh mint.

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes


8 Servings


10 saffron (threads)
1⁄4 cup water (hot)
4 cups mango (diced)
1 cup cheese (farmers)
1 cup yogurt, Greek
1⁄4 cup honey
1⁄2 teaspoon cardamom, ground
1⁄2 teaspoon ginger, ground
1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg
1⁄2 cup almonds (toasted or pine nuts)


Gently place saffron threads in the hot water and let steep for at least 30 minutes (or up to 2 hours). Place the saffron and water, mango, cheese, yogurt, honey and spices in a food processor and blend until smooth. Chill for 1 hour before serving topped with the toasted nuts.


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