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Shrikhand Recipe – Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand recipe – Quick Shrikhand

Shrikhand Recipe – Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand recipe – Quick Shrikhand

Shrikhand is the traditional dessert of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Kesar shrikhand is instantly prepared by mixing sugar, saffron, green cardamom and dry fruits in strained curd. The velvety texture and amazing flavour of this authentic shrikhand will definitely become your favourite in one bite.

This dessert is can be served in any party or special occasion. Shrikhand is very simple and easy to prepare dessert with very few ingredients with great flavours. So, try out making kesar elaichi shrikhand with these easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Take milk in a glass along with saffron strands and keep them aside for 5 to 6 minutes. Later, saffron will get dissolved completely.

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Thinly slice the almonds and pistachios and place them in separate bowls. Peel the green cardamom and crush the seeds into fine powder using mortar pestle.

shrikhandMaking:

Cover a vessel with thin muslin cloth and put the curd on it. Lift the cloth from the sides and tie it with a knot. Now hang the cloth for 2 hours so that the excess water gets drained out. You can put the cloth in a slantly placed vessel and cover it with a lid.

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2 hours later, water will get strained out completely from the curd. Squeeze the curd, take it out on a bowl and slightly whisk it.

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Now add powdered sugar, crushed green cardamom, saffron milk and half amount of almonds and pistachios in the hung curd. Mix everything thoroughly with a spoon. Adjust the sugar according to taste.

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Shrikhand is now ready, transfer it in small serving bowl.

shrikhandServing:

Garnish this tantalizing and tempting shrikhand with some almonds and pistachios. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

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Shrikhand Recipe - Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand recipe - Quick Shrikhand shrikhand
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Curd – 500 grams (2.5 cups)
  • Powdered sugar - ¼ cup
  • Milk – 2 tbsp
  • Green cardamom – 2
  • Almonds – 4
  • Pistachios – 6 to 7
  • Saffron strands – 8 to 10
Instructions
  1. Take milk in a glass along with saffron strands and keep them aside for 5 to 6 minutes. Later, saffron will get dissolved completely. Thinly slice the almonds and pistachios and place them in separate bowls. Peel the green cardamom and crush the seeds into fine powder using mortar pestle.
  2. Cover a vessel with thin muslin cloth and put the curd on it. Lift the cloth from the sides and tie it with a knot. Now hang the cloth for 2 hours so that the excess water gets drained out. You can put the cloth in a slantly placed vessel and cover it with a lid.
  3. hours later, water will get strained out completely from the curd. Squeeze the curd, take it out on a bowl and slightly whisk it. Now add powdered sugar, crushed green cardamom, saffron milk and half amount of almonds and pistachios in the hung curd. Mix everything thoroughly with a spoon. Adjust the sugar according to taste. Shrikhand is now ready, transfer it in small serving bowl.
  4. Garnish this tantalizing and tempting shrikhand with some almonds and pistachios. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.