Sikarni (Spiced Sweet Yogurt-Pistachio Dessert)

Recipe by Tulsi Regmi
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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