Sunday, 13 April 2014

Shrikhand

Shrikhand

Shrikhand



Shrikhand is a yogurt based extremely popular indian sweet dish, but now it is popular all over the Indian subcontinent. Made from yogurt shrikand has a creamy, semi soft consistency & is slightly yellowish in color.



Shrikhand



Shrikhand is a classic dessert where plain yogurt is transformed into a melt-in-the-mouth delicacy. This dish is combination of yogurt, sugar, saffron & dry fruits. Shrikhand is an
ideal summer time 
dessert always served chilled.



Shrikhand



It is one of the main desserts in Maharashtrian & Gujarati cuisine. Preparation of this dish is very simple. there are so many variation available in shrikahnd like kesari, kesar pista, mango, strawberry etc. A popular variation of shrikhand in Maharashtra is Amrakhand, which is shrikhand blended with mango pulp. 


Ingredients:



1 kg yogurt

10-12 strands of saffron (kesar) 
2 tbsp milk
5-6  almonds finely chopped
5-6  pistachios finely chopped
5-6 cashew nuts finely chopped
1/2 tsp green cardamom powder 
1/3 cup sugar


Method:


1. Hang yogurt in a muslin cloth until all liquid from yogurt has drained off.
    (Approximately 3 hours). Soak saffron in milk. Add sugar in yogurt & mix will.
2. Now transfer thick yogurt along with sugar over muslin cloth, in small quantities.

3. Rub above mixture firmly over cloth, till whole mixture is sieved.

4. Add saffron in sugar mixed strained curd & mix well.

5. Transfer it to a glass bowl. Add almonds, pistachios & green cardamom powder
    & mix well. 

6. Refrigerate prepared shrikhand for 2-3 hour. 

7. Garnish it with almonds, cashew nuts & serve chilled. 



7 comments:

  1. Wow... looks lovely. Very rich and aromatic shrikhand :)

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  2. I love shrikhand... never made at home... nicely prepared

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  3. Super delicious shrikhand!

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  4. It looks very smooth and aromatic!

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  5. Yummy.......
    Veena

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  6. A rich and delicious dessert.
    Sona

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  7. looks lovely........good for summer.

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