Shrikhand is a yummy and a classic dessert made with drained curd, sugar and spices. It’s nothing but plain curd transformed into an aromatic delicacy flavored with saffron and cardamom and lot of nuts.
Other variation to Shrikhand is to add mango pulp and it becomes Amrakhand, just add cardamom it becomes Elaichi Shrikhand, add almond and pista it becomes Badam Pista Shrikhand.
Prep Time
4 Hours
Fresh Curd
Cardamom Powder
Saffron Strands
2 Cups
5 Tbsp. (to taste)
A Pinch
A Pinch
1 Tsp.

1.     Take a muslin cloth and hang the curd. Let the water / liquid / whey drain off. This process may take about 3-4 hours. Keep it in a cool place else the curd may become sour.
2.     Soak the saffron strands with a teaspoon of milk.

3.     Now combine the hung curd, sugar, cardamom powder and soaked saffron and mix smooth and creamy.
4.     Serve chilled with or without chopped nuts (almonds / pistachios).


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