Mango Shrikhand

Total Time: 

45 minutes; 15 active



Try this popular, traditional Indian-style fruit pudding for a cooling finish to any spicy meal.


  • 8 to 10 saffron threads

  • 1/4 cup hot water

  • 4 cups diced mango

  • 1 cup farmer cheese

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 1/2 cup toasted almonds 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.

Serving Suggestion

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

Nutritional Information

200 calories, 6 g. fat, 10 mg. cholesterol, 140 mg. sodium, 27 g. carbohydrate, 3 g. fiber, 9 g. protein

Reprinted with permission from Stronger Together.