SHRIKHAND Indian yogurt sweet
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Author anubond101 Yield No Value
Published Aug 23, 2012 Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Recipe Type Desserts/Sweets Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Curd/Yogurt Standing Time 25 Minutes
Description: Shrikhand is a classic Indian sweet dish from Maharashtrian cuisine/ western India made of hung & strained yogurt flavoured with saffron and cardamom.Shrikhand is a popular, classic, thick and delectable Indian yoghurt sweet commonly known all over India especially in the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. It is one of the prime sweet delicacies from the Gujarati and Maharashtrian cuisines made with hung & strained yoghurt flavoured with saffron and cardamom.

Recipe of SHRIKHAND Indian yogurt sweet

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Sliced Pistachios And Almonds few
Cardamom Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Saffron Colour few Drops
Sugar 500 Grams
Hung Curd/ Yoghurt 500 Grams


1. Set milk to make yoghurt but do not rest it out for a long time as the yoghurt should be sweet and sour to make this sweet.
 2. Take a muslin cloth and pour in the yoghurt and hang the yogurt for 2 to 3 hours to completely drain all the whey from it.
3. When the whey is completely drained off, take the thick yogurt into a bowl. 4. If you get about 500 gms of yogurt and add in 500 gms of sugar and mix well. Let this sit for about 2 to 3 hours in the refrigerator. Add some saffron colour and mix well. Stain this mixture through a strainer, this helps in removing off the milk solids if any. 5. Add cardamom powder and mix well.

Recipe Tips

The yogurt needs to really sweet and not sour or else you’ll end adding lots of sugar.
Posted Aug 23, 2012

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