Monday, November 29, 2010
"Shrikhand" is a sweet/dessert made from strained yogurt.Using Greek Yogurt to make this sweet becomes very easy and quick.
Greek Yogurt (Fage )- 4 cups
Sour cream- 2 tbsp
Saffron- 5-6 strands
Milk- 1 tsp
Nutmeg powder- a pinch
Take 4 cups of greek yogurt and sour cream.Add sugar.Mix well with the hand mixer.Add saffron to the warm milk,cool it and add to the yogurt.Add cardamom powder,nutmeg powder.Mix well with the hand mixer for about 2 minutes.It becomes fluffy.Shrikhand is ready.Garnish with pistachios,charolis,badam...Chill before serving.
You can eat Shrikhand for dessert or you can have it with Poori's/Chapatis.
If you are using home made yogurt then you will have to tie the yogurt in a muslin/thin cotton cloth to drain off the water.Its usually kept overnight.Then mix strained yogurt,sugar,cardamom,saffron,nutmeg powder in a bowl.Refrigerate and serve.