Shrikhand Recipe

Shrikhand Recipe | Zelish

Shrikhand Recipe is a silky, smooth, creamy with a hint of saffron flavor and crunch of nuts. It gets ready in 5 minutes or less (when made with greek yogurt)! This dessert is from Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Base: Yogurt
Dish Type: Desert
Serves: 2
Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

Ingredients of Shrikhand

3 cups Greek Yogurt (or Hung curd) *How to make hung curd mentioned below
1 cup Powdered sugar (Confectioner’s sugar or icing sugar)
Few strands Saffron crushed before adding
4 teaspoons Milk Warm
0.5 teaspoon Green cardamom seeds powder
12 Almonds chopped
12 Cashew nuts chopped
12 Pistachios chopped

How to make Shrikhand

Step 1: Crush the saffron using your fingers and add to the warm milk. Stir and keep it aside.
Step 2: In a bowl add greek yogurt, powdered sugar, saffron milk. Now fold and mix. Do not stir or whisk vigorously otherwise shrikhand will get a runny consistency.
Step 3: Now add cardamom powder and nuts.
Step 4: Again fold them in. Cover it and chill in the refrigerator till serving.
Step 5: Shrikhand tastes best when served chilled.

Step by Step Process How to Make Instant Shrikhand recipe with Photo:

Step 1: Crush the saffron using your fingers and add to the warm milk. Stir and keep it aside.

Shrikhand Step 1 | Zelish

Step 2: In a bowl add greek yogurt, powdered sugar, saffron milk. Now fold and mix. Do not stir or whisk vigorously otherwise shrikhand will get a runny consistency.

Shrikhand Step 2 | Zelish

Step 3: Now add cardamom powder and nuts.

Shrikhand Step 3 | Zelish

Step 4: Again fold them in. Cover it and chill in the refrigerator till serving.

Shrikhand Step 4 | Zelish

 

Step by Step Process How to Make Traditional Shrikhand recipe with Photo:

Step 1: Let’s prepare the bowl-strainer to make hung curd. Take a big, deep bowl and place the strainer on top. Choose the bowl deep enough that the strainer’s bottom part is not touching the collected liquid in the bowl. Place the muslin cloth (or man’s handkerchief) on the strainer and add yogurt.

Shrikhand Step 5 | Zelish

Step 2: Gather the edges of the cloth, twist and tie. Keep in the refrigerator for at least 5 hours (you can keep overnight).

Shrikhand Step 6 | Zelish

Step 3: Now you will get thick yogurt (aka hung curd) and all the whey liquid is collected in the bottom bowl.

Shrikhand Step 7 | Zelish

Step 4: Dissolve the crushed saffron into warm milk.

Shrikhand Step 8 | Zelish

Step 5: Take hung curd, powdered sugar, saffron milk in a bowl.

Shrikhand Step 9 | Zelish

Step 6: Fold that without whisking or stirring vigorously.

Shrikhand Step 10 | Zelish

Step 7: Now add cardamom powder and chopped nuts.

Shrikhand Step 11 | Zelish

Step 8: Again fold them in.

Shrikhand Step 12 | Zelish

 

  • Shrikhand is mostly eaten along with the meal (as a part of elaborated thali). Most commonly it is served with poori.
  • Though you can have it as a dessert after a meal. Just a bowl of it and a spoon, all you need.

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