Monday, 27 July 2009

Shrikhand with apricots


SHRIKHAND WITH APRICOTS

Ingredients:
2 cups hung Yogurt,
3/4 cup sugar,
5-6 golden Apricots and
4-5 sliced pistachios

Method:
Slice the golden apricots. Cook them in a pan with 1 cup water and 1 tbsp sugar on low heat for 15-20 minutes. In another bowl, mix the hung yogurt with the remaining sugar and mix well. Put this yogurt in a muslin cloth and squeeze it.
Put the shrikhand in stemmed glasses/ serving bowls . Drain the stewed apricots and put them on top of the shrikhand. Garnish with the pistachios and serve chilled.

Source : Sanjeevkapoor.com

11 comments:

EC said...

I love shrikhand on breads, chapatis, dosas and even as it is. Nice pic..

Smitha said...

Lovely recipe faiza. I wish the picture was a litle bit more clear.

Faiza Ali said...

No problem Smitha . Even i was thinking the same. I am changing the picture now :)

Katy ~ said...

I am not familiar with some of the terms, such as hung yogurt, but I like yogurt very much. Is it like Greek yogurt, that is, very thick? The rest of the ingredients sound delicious and would make a lovely dish indeed.

Faiza Ali said...

Katy, Hung yogurt is nothing but very thick yogurt. You should hang the yogurt in a muslin cloth for sometime or till all the water drips from it. It comes out very thick.
Hope I answered your question :)And indeed it turns out lovely and Yummy with Apricot on it.

mona said...

Never tried Shrikhand, though it sounds scrumptious!

shanthi said...

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Divya Kudua said...

Apricots in Shrikhand sounds like a great idea..one doubt though,can I replace fresh apricots with dried ones??

Faiza Ali said...

Thanks Mona.
And thanks Shanti for the award :)

Faiza Ali said...

Divya, Actually the fresh apricots look very colorful and tastes yummy with the shrikhand.The dried apricot gives different color and will make a difference. But I guess it will not make a huge difference though.

CHAITRA said...

Love it very much!!!Apricots shri kand sounds inviting!!!
Thanks for dropping.
Keep visiting!!!
Chaitra

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