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    Sikarni (Spiced Sweet Yogurt-Pistachio Dessert)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    30 mins

    30 mins

    Tulsi Regmi's Note:

    This is a rich Nepali dessert made from thickened whole-milk yogurt flavoured with nuts and sweet spices.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large bowl, mix yogurt and sour cream together.
    2. 2
      Pour the yogurt mixture into a large colander with a cheese cloth liner.
    3. 3
      Allow draining for about 12 hours.
    4. 4
      Transfer the mixture into a mixing bowl.
    5. 5
      Dissolve saffron, if used, in luke warm cream.
    6. 6
      To the yogurt mixture add sugar, cinnamon, black pepper, cardamom, nutmeg, dissolved saffron, and pistachio nuts; fold in thoroughly.
    7. 7
      Chill overnight in refrigerator.
    8. 8
      To serve, scoop a cup of chilled dessert into a serving plate, topped with a generous amount of unsalted, shelled, whole pistachio nuts.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 27, 2005

      55

      Totally awesome. Smooth and creamy, rich and chewey, sweet and spicy - this "pudding" has it all. In the US try health food stores for whole milk yogurt if your grocery doesn't carry it, or make your own. This is going to be Mother's Day dessert at our house. She'll love it.

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    • on March 17, 2005

      i usually just mix yoghurt, cinnamon, grated coconut and sugar together to make sikarni. it only takes 5-10 mins.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sikarni (Spiced Sweet Yogurt-Pistachio Dessert)

    Serving Size: 1 (503 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 5

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 866.8
     
    Calories from Fat 398
    45%
    Total Fat 44.2 g
    68%
    Saturated Fat 22.2 g
    111%
    Cholesterol 95.0 mg
    31%
    Sodium 189.0 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 105.4 g
    35%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 95.7 g
    382%
    Protein 18.5 g
    37%

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