shrikhand recipe | kesar pista shrikhand recipe | easy shrikhand recipe

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shrikhand recipe | kesar pista shrikhand recipe | easy shrikhand recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. a yogurt based sweet dessert recipe from maharashtra and gujarati cuisine. it is typically flavoured with saffron, cardamom and topped with chopped almonds and pistachios.
shrikhandshrikhand recipe | kesar pista shrikhand recipe | easy shrikhand recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. basically in western indian sweet desert recipe prepared from strained curd and powdered sugar. it is also mixed with mango pulp or mango juice which is also popularly known as ‘amrakhand recipe‘. typically it is served as a dessert after full course meal, but certainly can be consumed at any time.

i learnt this simple recipe from my husband and perhaps he must have learnt this while he was living in pune. he always prepares this recipe with greek yogurt. however i have prepared it in a traditional way. perhaps greek yogurt is easy and quick option as the moisture or water content is already strained. however, greek yogurt already contains sweetener which i personally do not recommend. moreover my recipe is simple and you can easily ignore greek yogurt and follow these simple steps of preparing from hung curd for amazing shrikhand recipe.

shrikhand

furthermore, the history of shrikhand recipe is quite interesting to learn. according to wiki, shrikhand is a fusion indian and persian cuisine. the name shrikhand comes from ksheer, thickened milk in sanskrit and qand which means sweet in parsi language. perhaps the parsi community who settled down in western india invented this recipe with locally available ingredients.

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Recipe type: sweet
Cuisine: indian
Serves: 2 Servings
Ingredients
  • 2 cups curd / yogurt, thick and fresh
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp saffron water
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp almonds, chopped
  • 1 tsp pistachios, chopped
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, place a sieve in a large mixing bowl. make sure there is enough space for water to accumulate at the bottom of the bowl without touching the sieve.
  2. further place a cheese cloth or a hand kerchief into the bowl.
  3. pour 2 cups of fresh - thick curd.
  4. get the cloth together and tie it tightly.
  5. furthermore, refrigerate it overnight. make sure to refrigerate else the curd will turn sour and need to add more sugar.
  6. the next day, we can see the water has separated from the curd.
  7. thick and creamy curd is ready which is also known as hung curd.
  8. further, add in powdered sugar.
  9. also add saffron water. to prepare saffron water, soak few strands of saffron in 2 tbsp of hot water.
  10. mix well making sure the sugar gets dissolved in curd.
  11. further add cardamom powder and again give a quick mix.
  12. transfer to the piping bag or directly scoop into a serving bowl.
  13. furthemore, squeeze the piping bag into the serving bowl.
  14. also garnish with few chopped almonds and pistachios.
  15. finally, store in refrigerator or serve immediately.


 how to make kesar pista shrikhand with step by step photo recipe:

  1. firstly, place a sieve in a large mixing bowl. make sure there is enough space for water to accumulate at the bottom of the bowl without touching the sieve.
    shrikhand
  2. further place a cheese cloth or a hand kerchief into the bowl.
    shrikhand
  3. pour 2 cups of fresh – thick curd.
    shrikhand
  4. get the cloth together and tie it tightly.
    shrikhand
  5. furthermore, refrigerate it overnight. make sure to refrigerate else the curd will turn sour and need to add more sugar.
    kesar pista shrikhand
  6. the next day, we can see the water has separated from the curd.
    kesar pista shrikhand
  7. thick and creamy curd is ready which is also known as hung curd.
    kesar pista shrikhand
  8. further, add in powdered sugar.
    kesar pista shrikhand
  9. also add saffron water. to prepare saffron water, soak few strands of saffron in 2 tbsp of hot water.
    kesar pista shrikhand
  10. mix well making sure the sugar gets dissolved in curd.
    kesar pista shrikhand
  11. further add cardamom powder and again give a quick mix.
    easy shrikhand
  12. transfer to the piping bag or directly scoop into a serving bowl.
    easy shrikhand
  13. furthemore, squeeze the piping bag into the serving bowl.
    easy shrikhand
  14. also garnish with few chopped almonds and pistachios.
    easy shrikhand
  15. finally, shrikhand is ready. store in refrigerator or serve immediately.
    shrikhand


notes:

  • firstly, use thick and creamy curd for great taste in shrikhand.
  • furthermore, for variations add mango puree or chopped apples.
  • additionally, add more sugar if the curd is sour.
  • finally, shrikhand taste great when served chilled.

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