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Aamrakhand (Mango-Flavored Yogurt)

June 21, 2013

About the author: Denise Dsilva Sankhe is a writer and creative director by profession, but that's only when she isn't eating her way across India. She recreates this delicious cuisine in her Mumbai home, which she shares with her newly-married husband, who has long since given up his determination to have salads for dinner.

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Special equipment: Cheesecloth, blender


serves Serves 2, active time 15 minutes, total time 45 minutes

  • 2 cups unflavored yogurt
  • 4 Alphonso Mangoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron strands


  1. Place the yogurt in fine mesh strainer lined with a double layer of cheesecloth and allow the water to drain over a bowl for at least 15 minutes. Meanwhile, cut and scoop out the flesh of the mangoes. Transfer drained yogurt, mangoes, and saffron to the bowl of a blender. Blend on low speed until combined, about 30 seconds. Transfer to a bowl and chill for at least half an hour. Serve as a dessert or as a traditional meal with puris (deep fried bread).

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