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Shrikhand is an Indian sweet dish made of strained yogurt. Learn the recipe of Shrikhand by vahchef.

This sweet treat from the sweethearts of Maharashtra is one of the most sureshot ways to chill in the heat. Made with a curd base, this traditional sweetened and saffron flavoured yoghurt is sure to bring in lot of smiles around the dinner table.

About Recipe

How to make Shrikhand

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Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
Total time
15 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Curd/Yogurt
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 28, 2016

Ingredients used in Shrikhand
• Plain yogurt - 6 cups.
• Powdered sugar - half cup.
• Powdered saffron - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Crushed pistachio nuts - 4 teaspoons.
• Nutmeg powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Cardamom powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
  • Hang the yogurt in two layers of cheesecloth over a bowl to catch the drippings. Allow it to drain overnight, or at least for 5 hours.
  • Scrape the drained yogurt into a bowl. It should be thick and half the original volume.
  • Add the powdered sugar and saffron to the yogurt. Beat with a whisk.
  • If you are using saffron strands, soak them in little water before adding to the drained yogurt.
  • Flavour the shrikhand with crushed pistachio nuts, nutmeg and cardamom.

Chill it and serve.

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vahuser Posted on Thu Jan 26 2012

I use sour cream instead of yogurt

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