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.
This traditional Indian-style fruit pudding is a cooling finish to any spicy meal. Serve with wafer cookies, or garnish with chopped fresh mint.
200 calories, 6 g. fat, 10 mg. cholesterol, 140 mg. sodium, 27 g. carbohydrate, 3 g. fiber, 9 g. protein