Kesar Pista Shrikhand | How to make Kesar Pista Shrikhand

By Amrita Iyer  |  4th Sep 2016  |  
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About Kesar Pista Shrikhand Recipe

Shrikhand is a great dessert that originated in Maharashtra and enjoyed by everyone! It is made with thick yogurt and sugar with added flavourings and this simple combination will get transformed into one of the most delicious desserts imaginable.That is the power of good food - simple yet exquisite! One of my best recipes till date!

The delicious and mouthwatering Kesar Pista Shrikhand is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Kesar Pista Shrikhand is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Kesar Pista Shrikhand. Amrita Iyer shared Kesar Pista Shrikhand recipe which can serve 8 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Kesar Pista Shrikhand. Try this delicious Kesar Pista Shrikhand recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Amrita Iyer of Kesar Pista Shrikhand by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Kesar Pista Shrikhand can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Kesar Pista Shrikhand with other users

Kesar Pista Shrikhand

Ingredients to make Kesar Pista Shrikhand

  • 1/2 kg yogurt with full cream milk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp warm milk
  • 7- 8 strands of saffron (Kesar)
  • 2 tbsp chopped pistachios (Pista)
  • 1 tbsp crushed sugar candy crystals (Mishri)
  • 1 tsp saffron essence (optional)
  • 1 tsp edible yellow colour (optional)

How to make Kesar Pista Shrikhand

  1. Take a cheesecloth or clean kitchen towel in a container and pour the yogurt into it. Tie up the ends and place it over a sink or kitchen wash basin to drain the whey (water from the yogurt).
  2. Hang the yogurt for around 5 - 6 hours or more till the whey stops dripping and the cheese from the yogurt collects as a mass inside the cheesecloth.
  3. Dissolve the saffron in the warm milk and stir for the lovely yellow colour to mix in the milk.
  4. Take the hung yogurt cheese in a bowl. Add in the prepared saffron milk, sugar, essence and colour (if using) and 1 tbsp chopped pistachios. Mix it well and add the crushed sugar candy (if using).
  5. Chill the shrikhand for 5 - 6 hours or till it's semi solid.
  6. Serve small helpings in attractive glass bowls! Enjoy the taste of this simple yet royal dessert!

My Tip:

NOTE - Always use yogurt with full cream milk for shrikhand. You can collect the whey water as it makes the softest of rotis and adds a great taste to any gravy.

Reviews for Kesar Pista Shrikhand (3)

krishna v2 years ago


Amrita Iyer2 years ago

Thanks Reema Thukral:blush:

Reema Thukral2 years ago

it looks so yummy!

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