Mango yogurt, popularly known as Mango Shrikhand in India, is a very easy recipe that requires just 2 ingredients and the best part is that it is a fireless recipe.

It is made from hung curd and mangoes and is healthy too as it is made without using any refined sugar.

It’s amazing to see how our plain and simple curd changes into a sumptuous dessert, that too without any cooking.

Curious to know whether mango yogurt and Shrikhand are the same or different?

Mango Yogurt

 

The smooth silky Mango Shrikhand is our favorite and we can have loads of it. Flavoring it with Kewra water makes it a dessert to die for. And the addition of bite-size pieces of mangoes to it makes it all the more awesome.

And the best thing is this is not only a guilt-free dessert but is also good for gut health.

 

What is Mango Shrikhand?

Shrikhand is a delicacy of Gujarat and Maharashtra and is a must to have in every household there. Shrikhand is nothing but hung curd which is sweetened by adding sugar and is flavored with cardamom and saffron.

And when mango pulp is added to Shrikhand then it becomes Mango Shrikhand. Do you know its Hindi name? It’s known as Aamrakhand too and is popularly known by this name only in Gujarat.

Mango Shrikhand is a dessert that is beautiful to look at, simple to make, divine in taste, good for the stomach, and economical at the same time. Yes, it has all these attributes.

It is perfect to be served as a dessert or even for the breakfast.

Mango Yogurt Or Mango Shrikhand?

Well, Mango Shrikhand is nothing but Indian-style Mango Yogurt which has been infused with aromatic flavors like cardamom and saffron.

Mango yogurt can be made by adding mango puree to hung curd or to yogurt. But, since curd is a  household item, made in every Indian house, therefore it becomes easy to make it with curd only.

However, you can add it to Greek yogurt too.

Interested in knowing whether curd and yogurt are the same or different? Then read here.

 

Shrikhand Vs Mishti Doi

If some of you are feeling that isn’t Shrikhand the same as Mishti Doi, as both are sweet curd only, then a very brief write-up for you all.

Mishti Doi is a delicacy of West Bengal where Mishti means sweet and Doi is Curd, thus it means sweet curd.

Both Shrikhand and Mishti Doi are curd-based, but their preparation as well tastes are totally different.

Benefits 

Curd is good for us for a variety of reasons. It is loaded with calcium and has a cooling effect on the body which is why it is preferred in summers. Probiotics present in curd make it gut-friendly and thus help in digestion.

You must have whenever the stomach is upset, be it constipation or dysentery, you are advised to have curd. The healthy bacteria present in it aid digestion.

The only problem with Mango yogurt is sugar. So, avoid refined sugar. Go for healthy sweeteners like Boora sugar (powdered cane sugar) or jaggery or stevia.

How To Make 

Making Mango Yogurt is quite easy. Just set curd, drain all the water from it, add sugar and mango puree and your delectable Mango Yogurt is ready.

And if you have hung curd or Greek yogurt ready then it takes hardly 4 to 5 minutes to make it.

Yes, making hung curd is time-consuming. But I normally put the curd in the strainer in the night and the strainer into the refrigerator. If left outside, then the curd turns sour. And in the morning, my hung curd is ready, without any water. You can check the detailed method to make hung curd here.

Also, make sure to smoothen your hung curd. For this, I blend it in the blender along with mango puree and sugar. And wow… what a velvety texture.

I love adding chopped mango pieces in it before serving. Believe me, it tastes ultimate.

And if you add cardamom powder, saffron to it then Mango Shrikhand is ready.

Must Read: After making hung curd, do not throw the water drained from it. Use it for a variety of purposes as it is loaded with nutrients.

 

Variation

You can make yogurt in various flavors. Just add puree of your favorite fruit to it and it’s ready. You can add bananas, blueberries, strawberries or any other pulpy fruit. Like in the season of strawberries, I love making STRAWBERRY YOGURT.

Serving Suggestions

You just don’t need any specific time to eat this healthy dessert nor does it need to accompany anything. Just grab a bowl full of it any time of the day and have it.

Apart from eating it stand-alone, you can use it for making various delicacies such as

MANGO YOGURT PARFAIT,

MANGO YOGURT LOLLIES 

YOGURT MUESLI

 

 

Step By Step Recipe 

A. Make Hung Curd

Mango Yogurt

 

Mango Yogurt

 

Mango Yogurt

 

B. Make Mango Yogurt

 

Use it for making a healthy & yummy breakfast called Brain Booster/Yogurt Museli.

Brain Booster / Yogurt Museli

 

Variations

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q) Type Of Mangoes for making Mango Yogurt?

Go for any variety of mangoes that are sweet and bright yellow in color. Though color doesn’t make any difference in taste but it makes a lot of difference in presentation. You know very well that our eyes eat much before our mouth and needless to say, bright yellow mango yogurt is way much appealing than that of pale yellow color.

 

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Mango Yogurt Recipe

An easy fireless recipe perfect for summers
Prep Time 5 mins
4 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 Cup Hung Curd
  • 1 Cup + 1 Tbsp Mango Peeled and Chopped Roughly
  • 1/4 Cup or as per taste Boora Sugar
  • 1 tsp Kewra Water Optional
  • 1/4 tsp Green Cardamom Powder For Shrikhand

Instructions
 

  • Put chopped mangoes (1 cup) and Boora sugar in the blender and puree it fine.
  • To this, add hung curd and blend again into a smooth paste.
  • Chill in the refrigerator.
  • Add kewra water.
  • Add chopped mango pieces (Optional)
  • Add green cardamom powder and enjoy it as Shrikhand (Optional)
  • Serve with love.

Variations

  • Use any other fruit in place of mangoes like strawberry, kiwi, blueberry, banana etc.

Notes

  1. Adjust the quantity of Boora sugar, depending on the sweetness of mangoes, your taste and requirement.
  2. Take care that mangoes are not sour.
  3. Bright yellow mangoes give very appealing colour to the yogurt.
  4. Adjust the quantity of mangoes as per your taste.
Keyword How to Make Shrikhand at Home, Mango Shrikhand

 

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