Keshar Shrikhand Recipe – Homemade Flavoured Yogurt

Are you looking for an easy recipe to make Shrikhand? Then today’s blog is for you. Today we will tell you about the method of making Shrikhand from curd. We will make Keshar Shrikhand Recipe at home with very simple ingredients. And you will freeze curd at home, you will not need to bring it from the market. Shrikhand is a very tasty and simple dessert made from thick curd flavored with sugar, saffron and cardamom.

Whether you choose to use homemade hung curd or store-bought Greek yogurt, it’s super easy to make. This dessert is the perfect dessert after dinner. Popular in the western Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra, Shrikhand is one of the easiest and tastiest desserts to make.

Srikhand Recipe
You can make this delicious sweet curd using just a few ingredients with little preparation. Shrikhand is very easily made in a few minutes. Shrikhand is an important dessert served at Maharashtrian and Gujarati weddings. Holi festival is about to come, so this time try to serve this Shrikhand as a Holi special recipe at your home and share your recipe with us.

Ingredients for Srikhand Recipe

  • Milk – 1 Liter
  • Curd – 1 tbsp
  • Thick Curd – 350 grams
  • Fresh Malai/Cream – 2-3 tbsp
  • Sugar Powder – 5 tbsp
  • Milk – 1 tbsp
  • Saffron – 8 to 10
  • Dry fruits – For garnishing

 

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Steps By Step Keshar Srikhand Recipe With Pics

To make Shrikhand, we will first make curd. It is not necessary that you make curd at home, you can also use market curd. 
Keshar Srikhand Recipe
To make curd, take a utensil, pour some water in the utensil so that the milk does not stick. 
Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Pour the milk into that vessel. Use cow’s milk to make curd because curd made from cow’s milk sets very well.  Now boil the milk on medium flame.  After boiling, cool the milk.  You don’t have to cool the milk completely, just cool it enough that you can put your finger in the milk and just feel a little warm.

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Now put 1 tbsp curd in the milk. 

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

And with the help of a whisker, whisk the milk for 1 minute so that the curd mixes well in the milk. 

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Now cover it and keep it in a warm place.

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Now the next morning you will open the lid and see that the curd is perfectly ready. 

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Now we will make a hung curd from curd. To make a hung curd, take a vessel or bowl and place a strainer over it.  

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Place a muslin cloth over the strainer or keep a cotton cloth.  Put all the curd on top of the cloth.

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Tie a knot by lifting the cloth from the edge or clip it so that there is pressure on the curd and water comes out from the curd.  

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Now put the bundle of curd on the strainer and keep the strainer on the bowl so that all the water keeps falling in the bowl of the strainer.  

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

You have to keep the bowl in the fridge.  After 5 hours, you will see that the water has filtered to a great extent. Empty the bowl and agian keep it in the fridge like that overnight. So that the rest water drains out completely and our Shrikhand becomes very creamy. you can keep a light weight on the strainer.  

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Next morning when you open the clip, you will see that your curd has become exactly like Paneer (Indian cottage). 

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Now put our prepared hung curd in a bowl and beat it well with the help of a whisker or a spoon.  

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

You have to beat the hung curd till it becomes very fluffy .  

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

After beating for 5 minutes, take 2 tbsp thick cream and filter it in a hung curd by pressing with the help of a strainer.  

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

And then start whipping.  You can skip this process if you want, but adding cream gives a creamy taste to Shrikhand.  

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

While beating the hung curd, add sugar little by little and then add cardamom powder along with it and beat again.  

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Now take a spoonful of warm milk in a small bowl and soak the saffron threads in it.  When it cools down, add it too and beat it. 

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Now your Shrikhand is ready.  Keep it in the fridge, take it out from the fridge whenever you want to serve it.

Sprinkle saffron milk lightly over the Shrikhand.  Add finely chopped dry fruits on top and serve chilled.

Conclusion

How did you like the keshar srikhand recipe with curd, do tell us by writing in the comment section.  If you like the recipe then do like and comment.  Share us the pic of your Shrikhand, we will be very happy.  If you have any questions related to this recipe then you can ask in the comment section.
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Srikhand Recipe

Keshar Srikhand Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 person

Ingredients
  

  • Milk – 1 Liter
  • Curd – 1 tbsp
  • Thick Curd – 350 grams
  • Fresh Malai/Cream – 2-3 tbsp
  • Sugar Powder – 5 tbsp
  • Milk – 1 tbsp
  • Saffron – 8 to 10
  • Dry fruits – For garnishing

Instructions
 

  • To make curd, boil the milk well and cool it.
  • You have to keep the temperature of the milk lukewarm.
  • Now take a big spoon of curd and mix it well in milk.
  • Cover the milk and keep it overnight in a warm place to set the curd.
  • Next morning after setting the curd, strain the curd with the help of a muslin or cotton cloth.
  • bring the edges of the cloth together with a knot and put it on a big sieve and put a bowl under the sieve.
  • So that all the water gets filtered and falls into the bowl.
  • You have to keep the knotted cloth in the fridge for the whole night and keep some light weight on top of the knotted cloth so that the pressure remains and the water drains out properly.
  • Next morning open the knot and your hung curd is ready.
  • Now put the hung curd in a bowl and whisk it with the help of a whisker.
  • After beating for 5 minutes, filter the 2 tbsp thick cream and beat it again.
  • Now add sugar little by little and keep on beating.  Add cardamom powder along with it.
  • Now take one spoon of hot milk, add saffron to it and after it cools down, add it too and beat it.
  • You have to beat till the hung curd becomes very fluffy.
  • Your Shrikhand is ready, keep it in the fridge.
  • When you want to serve, take it out from the fridge, decorate it with finely chopped dry fruits and serve after sprinkling some saffron milk.
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