Shrikhand Recipe (Sweet Golden Yogurt)

1 kg thick curd 
3/4 cup powdered sugar 
a few strands saffron 
1 tbsp warm milk 
2 tbsp cardamom powder (elaichi) 
For the garnish
Pistachios and Almonds

How to make shrikhand:

  • Hang the curds in a muslin cloth in a cool place for approximately 3 hours until all the liquid (whey) has drained off.
  • Rub the saffron into the warm milk until it dissolves.
  • Mix together the hung curds, sugar, saffron mixture and cardamom in a bowl and churn using a hand blender.
  • Place in the refrigerator.
  • Serve gujarati shrikhand cold garnished with slivers of pistachios and almonds.