Shrikhand

shrikhandHow to make Shrikhand ?

An all time favourite in Maharashtra and Gujarat

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 8 cups plain yogurt
  • 3-4 tbsp milk (50 ml)
  • 1/4 tsp spanish saffron
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamon
  • 1 1/4 cup caster/ icing/ powdered sugar
  • 2 soft mangoes
  • 10 pistachio nuts

Procedure:

  • Measure out plain yogurt and pour it into a doubly folded cheese cloth\ muslin cloth lining a colander and balance it over a bowl to collect the water. Put the bowl in the fridge and allow to drain overnight.
  • The next morning discard the water collected and work with the thick yogurt remaining in the cheese cloth.
  • On medium high, heat the milk in a small sauce pan and add saffron to it, until the volume of the milk is reduced to quarter, remove from heat.
  • Transfer the thick yogurt to a mixing bowl and add ground cardamon, sugar, saffron milk and mix well.
  • Wash, peel, and chop the mangoes into cubes.
  • Add the mango cubes into the above yogurt mixture.
  • Serve in a bowl and garnish with chopped pistachios.
  • Serve it to Lord Krishna and enjoy His prasadam