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Shrikhand

Ingredients
  Yogurt 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (as needed)
  Saffron 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Crushed cardamom 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sliced almonds 1 Tablespoon
  Sliced pistachios 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. On a bowl, place a muslin or a cheese cloth lined strainer.
2. Pour the yogurt and drain all the excess water, let the water get collected in the bowl.
3. Once done gently squeeze the excess water from the yogurt, using your hands.
4. Move the yogurt with strainer and bowl into the refrigerator for 6-8 hours to drain excess water.

MAKING
5. After 6-8 hours the yogurt will become thick in consistency.
6. Dissolve saffron in warm milk; add the sugar, cardamom powder and the saffron milk to the yogurt.
7. Beat well until the sugar is dissolved, using a hand mixer.
8. Add the almond and pistachios reserving some for garnish.
9. Once done chill the shrikhand in the refrigerator.

SERVING
10. Serve the shrikhand with puri.

NOTES
When the water is draining from the yogurt, it’s suggested to keep the yogurt in the refrigerator in order to keep the yogurt from becoming sour.

Things You Will Need
Bowl
Strainer
Cheesecloth or muslin cloth

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Gujarati
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Mixing
Ingredient: 
Yogurt
Servings: 
2
Subtitle: 
Flavored Yogurt

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