Plain Shrikhand

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 litre - whole milk
  • 2 tsp - curd
  • 10 to 12 strands saffron soaked in 2 tsp - warm milk
  • 200 gms - grounded sugar
  • 2 tsp - cardamom
  • ¼ cup - sliced almond and pistas
  • 1 pinch nutmeg powder

How to Make Plain Shrikhand

  • Heat the milk to a boiling point and allow it to cool.
  • Add about 2 tsp of curd to the milk.
  • It will take about 5-6 hours to set.
  • Hang the curd in muslin cloth to allow the whey to separate.
  • The remaining mass in the muslin is the base of the srikhand.
  • Note that there should not be any water.
  • Remove from the muslin cloth into a stainless steel vessel and heat the curd to a smooth consistency.
  • Add the grounded sugar and mix well.
  • Add the saffron milk to the shrikhand and mix well.
  • Add the cardamom powder and nutmeg powder. Mix well.
  • Decorate with almond and pistas.
  • Chill for about 2 hours.
  • Serve with puris.