Dad's Favourite Yummy Indian Dessert - Shrikhand

Total Time
2hrs 5mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 5 mins

From the Thursday magazine, this was submitted by Molly Carvalho. Preparation time includes refrigeration time. My dad adores this dessert:) Preparation time includes refrigeration time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the yogurt in a thick cloth.
  2. Tie it and hang it up to drain out the water for an hour.
  3. Put the remaining yoghurt that is inside the cloth into a container.
  4. Add in the sugar.
  5. Whip it nicely till the mixture is soft and smooth.
  6. Add in the soaked saffron with the milk, nutmeg (jaifal) powder and cardamom powder.
  7. Transfer the mixture into a serving dish.
  8. Garnish with finely chopped pistachios.
  9. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  10. Serve as a dessert!
  11. Remember to eat less of your meal because you'll want to eat more of this yummy treat!
Most Helpful

This was lovely. I cut the sugar by half and increased the saffron slightly, and it was sublime, exactly what I was trying to recreate. Thank you so much for posting this recipe.

klk August 12, 2004