Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Fruit Shrikhand

My kaki(Aunt) makes yummiest fruit Shrikhand.  This time I tried making it myself, of course after consulting her. One of the good things about this dessert is that it is almost fat-free, and yet there is no compromise with the taste!! Not many desserts fall into that category. We originally had decided to eat it bit-by-bit and to finish it off in 3-4 days, but once we started eating it, it only lasted one evening :).

3 cups non-fat yogurt ( about 2 cups of hung yogurt)
1/3 cup sugar (add more if needed)
1 1/2 cup mixed fruits ( I used pineapple, mango, apple, grapes. Avoid bananas as   they tend to get black)
1 tsp cardamom powder
7-8 strands of saffron
chopped pistachios and almonds for garnishing 

  • Put paper-towel covered colander in a large bowl and pour yogurt into it. Put this in the fridge overnight so that all the liquid from the yogurt gets drained off.
  • Mix together this hung yogurt, sugar, cardamom and saffron and mix really well. Use hand mixie if needed.
  • Add all the fruits and mix properly. Garnish with pistachios-almonds and serve cold.

I'd like to send this to Srilekha's  Sweet Event.



srikars kitchen said...

Thxs for visiting my blog & ur valueable comment.. shrikand looks really delicious... thxs for sharing..

Dhara said...

wow chai seems yummy!!!! it needs an immidiate trial!!! :)

SriLekha said...

it looks delicious and yum!
thanks for participating in the event

Gopi Shah said...

Shrikhand looks yummy!!! no wonder u finished it all in one evening.

Srivalli said...

Thats looking so yummy!..never had with fruits..very nice!

Madhoo.S.Gargya said...

Hi...thanks for stopping by my blog...the Shrikhand looks simple to make u think I could try making it without saffron?

Chandani said...

Thanks everyone:)
Hey Madhoo, I am sure it will taste equally good without saffron. If you omit cardamom also, it will be more like the flavored yogurts we get at the grocery stores...
Do try it and let me know how it turns out:)

Usha said...

Wow this fruit shrikhand looks very tempting, and I loved your idea of using fruits with it !

DEESHA said...

fruits & shrikhand thatz soo delicious

Nazarina A said...

This is absolutely a healthy and colorful dish with all those wonderful fruits. There is nothing better than fresh fruits for dessert in my book!!

Anonymous said...

You've got a nice blog going here. I love fruit shrikhand too!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

i love shrikand. adding fruits adds more taste.. looks colorful.

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Vishali said...

wow .....fruit srikhand looks yummy and the idea is also innovative....good one