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Kesari Shrikhand

A dollop of this creamy, velvety dessert described as ‘ambrosia of the gods’, will definitely transport you to a celestial plane.

This recipe is from the book Mithai.

Preparation Time : 8-10 hour

Cooking time : 0-5 minutes

Servings : 4

Kesari Shrikhand

Main Ingredients

Saffron (kesar), Yogurt





Level Of Cooking


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  • Saffron (kesar)
    large pinch
  • Yogurt
    1 kilogram
  • Sugar substitute sucralose
    1/3 cup
  • Warm milk
    2 tablespoons
  • Nutmeg powder
    a pinch
  • Green cardamom powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Almonds blanched, peeled and sliced
  • Pistachios blanched, peeled and sliced


Step 1

Tie the yogurt in a piece of muslin and hang it overnight over a bowl, in a refrigerator, to drain.

Step 2

Transfer the drained yogurt into a bowl. Add the sugar substitute and mix well.

Step 3

Soak the saffron in warm milk, cool and add to the yogurt mixture. Mix well.

Step 4

Add the nutmeg powder and cardamom powder; mix well and chill in the refrigerator.

Step 5

Serve chilled, decorated with the almonds and pistachios.

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