Strawberry Frozen Yogurt or strawberry ice cream? This frozen yogurt made with strawberries tastes no less than icecream but has much fewer calories than ice cream.

This is a very simple, healthy, light yet yummy and exotic dessert. It is a guilt-free dessert as It is made up of hung curd and sour cream as a base.

 

 

It can also be taken as Yogurt, without freezing, in breakfast.

 

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt at My Place

This recipe was lying in my recipe diary for a long. Despite everything nice about it, somehow could never try it. This year, as my family has developed a real love for yogurts, I just couldn't let it go like this. This recipe has been adapted from Justonecookbook.com.

Before trying this out, lot many questions popped up in my mind.

  • As to why frozen yogurt?
  • Why not Ice cream?
  • How they are different?
  • Why Sour cream is added?
  • Can it be made without sour cream? etc etc.

After a lot of thinking, I decided not to just try the recipe but also two more variations of my own. ( you will see this later in my post)

Talking about this dessert, first of all, It is too easy to make. No reducing of milk, no ice crystals. Only mixing up a few ingredients gives you a perfect dessert. And then not to forget its beautiful looks and sumptuous taste!

So, I think without overthinking and not going too much into the details, let us enjoy this yummy dessert, maybe without sour cream or maybe in small portions.

3 Variations of Strawberry Yogurt

1. With Sour Cream

strawberry frozen yogurt

 

2. Without Sour CreamStrawberry Frozen Yogurt

 

3. Without FreezingStrawberry Frozen Yogurt

 

Must-Try: Mango Sorbet, Watermelon Slush, and Litchi Granita are other healthy desserts you would love to have.

How to Make Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

  1.  Put Strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, and salt in the blender and blend it into a fine puree.
  2.  To this, add hung curd and sour cream and blend everything again into a fine paste.
  3.   Put it into a container, cover with a lid/cling film and freeze.
  4.  Take it out of the freezer 10-15 minutes prior to serving.
  5.  Serve with loads of love.

 

To enjoy this strawberry frozen dessert round the year even when these are not available, freeze your strawberries. Check 3 Different Ways of storing Strawberries.

Like me, if you are also a fan of strawberries then do try out these easy recipes with strawberries:

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

A guilt-free dessert made with strawberries and hung curd.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Freezing Time 4 hours

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Hung Curd
  • 1/4 Cup Sour Cream
  • 12-14 Strawberries roughly chopped
  • 1/3 Cup or as per taste Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • A Pinch Salt

For Hung Curd

  • 1 Cup Curd (Dahi)

For Sour Cream

  • 1/4 Cup Cream
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice

Instructions

  1. Put Strawberries, sugar, lemon juice and salt in the blender and blend it into a fine puree.
  2. To this, add hung curd and sour cream and blend everything again into a fine paste.
  3. Put it into a container, cover with a lid/cling film and freeze.
  4. Take it out of freezer 10-15 minutes prior to serving.
  5. Serve with loads of love.

Hung Curd

  1. Put normal curd in strainer or muslin cloth.

  2. Keep it on a container, so that all the water drips out.

  3. .Leave it in the refrigerator for 6-7 hours or overnight.

  4. The hung curd is ready.

Sour Cream

  1. Add lemon juice to heavy cream and whisk properly for 2-3 minutes till cream gets thick.

  2. Cover and let it stand at room temperature for 24 hours.( overnight in summers).

  3. Chill before use.

Recipe Notes

  1. Salt is added so as not to let it harden too much.
  2. Lemon juice prevents crystallisation.
  3. If you don't want to add sour cream, just increase the quantity of hung curd by 1/4 cup.
  4. If you want to enjoy it as yogurt only, then keep it in the refrigerator only after step 2.

FAQ's Regarding Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Q) Difference between frozen yogurt and ice cream?

  •  Ice cream is milk-based whereas frozen yogurt is yogurt-based therefore it is much lighter than ice cream and is also a healthier choice. It is a good source of Protein, Calcium, and Vitamin B-12.
  • Also, frozen yogurt is too easy to make. No reducing of milk, no ice crystals. Only mixing up a few ingredients gives you a perfect dessert.

Q) Why sour cream is added to frozen strawberry yogurt? Can I skip this?

  •  Sour Cream doesn't make much of a difference except making the dessert creamier.  It is good in taste without sour cream also. So you can very well skip sour cream if you are very health/calorie-conscious.
  • If you don't want to add sour cream, just increase the quantity of hung curd by 1/4 cup.

Q) Why salt is added to strawberry frozen yogurt?

Salt is added so as not to let it harden too much.

Q) Why lemon juice is added to strawberry frozen yogurt?

Lemon juice is added as it prevents crystallization.

Q) Can I Have it without freezing?

If you want to enjoy it as yogurt only, then keep it in the refrigerator only after step 2.

Q) Can I have this strawberry frozen yogurt during fast in Navratras?

  •  You can have this healthy n delicious frozen yogurt during fasts also, be it Navratri or any other fasts.
  • For consuming it in fasts, just replace salt with rock salt (Saindha Namak).

Q) Can I substitute strawberries with any other fruit?

You can make this with other fruits as well like kiwi, mango, peach, etc. Try Mango Yogurt and Mango Yogurt Lollies

Q) Is it a dessert or a breakfast item?

Both. Yes, this is the beauty of this recipe. When frozen, it tastes like ice cream thus have it as a dessert.

And when simply yogurt, that is without freezing, have it in the breakfast. Try Yogurt Muesli with this yogurt and you will love it!

 

I am sure you must have liked this recipe of Strawberry Frozen Yogurt and will surely try it out for your loved ones. Do share your feedback as you know your feedback fuels my enthusiasm to post more good content.

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Samira