Kesar Shrikhand | How to make Kesar Shrikhand

Kesar Shrikhand is a healthy, slightly sweet, and cooled dessert that would make you feel so rejuvenating and tastes fantastic. This Navratri attempt making healthy desserts along with the standard sugary foods and indulges yourselves in the healthy goodness of shrikhand.

kesar shrikhand

Kesar Shrikhand

Shrikhand is the popular Indian sweet made with thick stretched yogurt and is really popular in Gujarat and Maharashtra area. As there are lots of variations of shrikhand utilizing fruits and nuts so you can make as lots of type of shrikhand as you desire. You can serve them to kids as an option to ice creams and they would like it for sure. So this time attempt serving some healthy desserts to your family and friends and keep taking pleasure in.

Kesar shrikhand is one such variation of shrikhand withthe flavors of saffron. It tastes absolutely amazing when served chilled as a dessert with or after meals.

Ingredients Needed for Kesar Shrikhand

  • Yogurt: Homemade or store-bought plain yogurt.
  • Sugar: Powdered or icing sugar.
  • Saffron: Few saffron threads
  • Nuts: Nuts of your choice like almonds, pistachios, etc.

How to make Kesar Shrikhand

Place the yogurt in a cheesecloth or muslin cloth over a strainer on the top of a bowl and let it rest in the refrigerator until all the water from yogurt strains out.

Add saffron strands into the milk and set it aside. After 2-3 hours you will get thick yogurt, transfer it to another bowl and keep the protein-rich water residue to knead dough or in making deals, etc.

Into the thick yogurt add powdered sugar and saffron milk. Whisk until combined. Transfer them into the serving bowls. Garnish with chopped pistachios.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this luscious shrikhand as a chilled dessert after meals or with meals. You can pair it with your favorite snacks as well.

Pro Tips/FAQs

How to strain the yougurt?

Make sure to strain all of the water from the yogurt. This process can take a few hours from 2-4 hours to be precise. Keep the yogurt in the refrigerator to strain so it doesn’t get sour at room temperature.

Can I use Greek Yogurt?

Try to use plain fresh yogurt to make the best shrikhand. If desired you can definitely use greek one.

What if my yogurt is sour?

Adjust the amount of sugar as per the taste of your yogurt.

Can we make it Vegan?

Yes wou can attempt making it with soy or coocnut yogurt.

How to store Shrikhand?

Try making it only when you are ready to consume. But if desired, you can store the leftovers in the refrigerator for 2 days maximum.

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Shrikhand

Kesar Shrikhand

Sapana Behl

  • 4 cups plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoon powdered sugar or as per taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron strands
  • 2 tablespoon milk

To garnish

  • pistachios chopped
  • Almonds chopped
  • Location the yogurt in a cheesecloth or muslin fabric over a strainer on the top of a bowl and let it rest in the fridge up until all the water from yogurt stress out.

  • Include saffron hairs into the milk and set it aside.

  • After 2-3 hours you will get thick yogurt, move it to another bowl and keep the protein rich water residue to knead dough or in making dals etc.

  • Into the thick yogurt include powdered sugar and saffron milk. Blend up until integrated. Transfer them into the serving bowls.

  • Garnish with sliced pistachios.

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Sapana Behl

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.