Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Shrikhand

                                                               Shrikhand is a simple to make Indian Dessert.It is rich and creamy sweetened yogurt with aromatic spices.Though it takes a long time it can be effortlessly made.It is very popular in Maharashtra and Gujarat western states of India).It is usually flavoured with cardamom and saffron but i have used only cardamom!!!you can adjust according to your taste.
It is either served with Masala Poori's or as a dessert.It is made during some festivals like janmashtami!!
It stays for a week if refrigerated so what are you waiting for just try this creamy Indian dessert and enjoy with some puris this summer!





You will Need

  • Curd made from One litre of Milk
  • Half cup Sugar
  • Coarsely grounded Cardamom Powder
  • Few Nuts for Garnishing

How to
  • Line a sieve with a muslin cloth and pour the curds in it and tie the cloth and leave it overnight.(leave it in the refrigerator itself otherwise the curds will become sour).

  • Collect the whey water and discard.
  • Whip the curd until smooth and creamy about 2 minutes.It should form a peak that is the correct consistency.

  • Add sugar and cardamom powder,mix well and leave it in the refrigerator for another two to three hours.Take it out put it in the serving bowl garnish with some nuts and let it cool in the refrigerator until served.

Notes
  • Make sure the curds is not sour else the taste is lost.
  • You can dissolve few saffron strands in warm milk and add it for flavor.
  • Use the any nuts of your choice for garnishing.
  • You can even use some fruit pulp like mango and strawberries for different flavors.






1 comment:

anubhavati said...

Looks yummy uma. I love the clicks. With my kitchen aid making the shrikhand is a breeze.

Shobha