Shrikhand is a delicious and simple dessert recipe made with thick yogurt flavored with sugar, saffron and cardamom. This humble dessert is delicious enough to be served as part of the wedding thali meal, so you know it has to be good!

Ingredients of Shrikhand

  • 4.5 cups curd
  • 9 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • saffron strands
  • ½ tablespoon warm milk
  • Pistachios crushed 

How to Make Shrikhand

    • First line the strainer on a deep bowl. Then line a muslin cotton towel on the strainer.
    • Pour the fresh curd.
    • Bring the four edges of the muslin together and tie one edge tightly around the rest.
    • Now place a heavy bowl or lid or tray on the tied muslin. Now keep the whole thing in the fridge for overnight.
    • Next day the whey will be drained and the hung curd will be ready.
    • Take warm milk in a small bowl. add saffron strands. Stir and keep aside.
    • Take hung curd in a bowl.
    • Add fine sugar. Lightly stir with a spatula or spoon.
    • Then add the saffron dissolved milk and powdered saffron.
    • Using an electric beater, begin to whip the hung curd.
    • Whip till smooth. The sugar should also dissolve.
    • With a silicon spatula scrape the beaters’ sides and edges of the hung curd and add to the bowl.
    • You can chill the shrikhand in fridge and later serve. While serving shrikhand, top with some sliced dry fruits.



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