shrikhand sweet recipe /Indian sweet dish

shrikhand sweet recipe /Indian sweet dish

shrikhand sweet recipeBeginning of the year in India is glorified with different names!its gudi padwa in Maharashtra ,Ugadi in Karnataka and Andrapradesh and Cheti chand for Sindhis. As a symbol of victory Maharashtraians raise gudi! a banner like thing with swastika symbol decorated with colorful silk cloth,mango leaves and flowers with an inverted metal pot on it.In south they make ugadhi pachadi which is the first served dish with six tastes reflecting our six emotions we undergo in our every day life.shrikhand sweet recipeDuring gudi padwa day Maharashtrians first taste a paste of neem and jaggery combined symbolizing happiness and sadness in life that has to be faced.Top most dishes done during gudi padwa are poran poli,shrikhand with poori. Shrikhand is one of the best sweet festive offerings that are simple to make,but making hung curds takes a little bit of time.The curd should be hung nicely without any water so that we get creamy silky shrikhand.

shrikhand sweet recipe /Indian sweet dish

INGREDIENTS:

Yogurt/curd – 1 cup
Sugar powdered – 5-6 tbsp or according to taste
Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp
Some saffron strands
Warm milk – 4-5 tbsp
Some chopped badam and pista for garnishing and mixing.

METHOD:
Making hung curd:

1.Take curd in a muslin cloth tie it to some hanging available in kitchen so that all the water drains out.
2.Leave it for 3-4 hours.
3.It will form a nice mass.
4.Take out in a bowl.

 

Making shrikhand:

1.Soak saffron in warm milk.
2.Beat the curd nicely and add cardamom powder and sugar beat smoothly with a whisk.
3.Then add saffron with milk and beat nicely add chopped nuts and combine.
4.keep in fridge and serve chilled(keep in fridge for couple of hours before serving).

shrikhand sweet recipe/Indian sweet dish

Prep Time: 4 hours

Cook Time: 5 minutes

shrikhand sweet recipe/Indian sweet dish

Ingredients

  • Yogurt/curd - 1 cup
  • Sugar powdered - 5-6 tbsp or according to taste
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Some saffron strands
  • Warm milk - 4-5 tbsp
  • Some chopped badam and pista for garnishing and mixing.

Instructions

    Making hung curd:
  1. Take curd in a muslin cloth tie it to some hanging available in kitchen so that all the water drains out.
  2. Leave it for 3-4 hours.
  3. It will form a nice mass.
  4. Take out in a bowl.
    Making shrikhand:
  1. Soak saffron in warm milk.
  2. Beat the curd nicely and add cardamom powder and sugar beat smoothly with a whisk.
  3. Then add saffron with milk and beat nicely add chopped nuts and combine.
  4. keep in fridge and serve chilled(keep in fridge for couple of hours before serving).

Notes

You can store in fridge even for a week and enjoy. If you don't have homemade curd you can use the store bought one. Adjust the sugar proportions according to your taste. The curd should be hung nicely without any water so that we get creamy silky shrikhand.

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