Dad's Favourite Yummy Indian Dessert - Shrikhand

"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."
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Ready In:
2hrs 5mins




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

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  1. 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.


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