Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Setting time: 6-8 hours
Curd/yogurt – 1 kg
Powdered Sugar – 250 gm
Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
Saffron Strains – 10 to 12
Cashews and Raisins – 1/2 cup
Nuts – for garnishing
Mixed fruit essence/ rose water – 1 drop (optional)
First, you need to prepare a hung curd. Pour 1 kg curd/ yogurt in a cotton/ muslin cloth, put that in a sieve and place a container to store excess water.Refrigerate for 6-8 hours. Let all the water drain out. This will give you 650 gm of hung curd.
Take the hung curd/yogurt in a mixing bowl. Add 250 gm powdered sugar and mix well with the help of whisk.
Add 1 tsp cardamom powder, 10 to 12 saffron strains and 1/2 cup cashews and raisins and one drop of Mixed fruit essence/ rose water (This is optional but it enhances the flavor).
Mix everything well and shrikhand is ready! Garnish it with nuts. Put it in a refrigerator until you serve it 🙂