How to make Jamun Shrikhand -

Hung yogurt mixed with kala jamun-powdered sugar puree and garnished with chopped nuts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Kala jamuns, Hung yogurt (हंग कर्ड / दही का चक्का )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Jamun Shrikhand

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Jamun Shrikhand Recipe

  • Kala jamuns 20-25

  • Hung yogurt 2 cups

  • Powdered sugar 1 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 cup

  • Assorted nuts (cashewnuts, almonds, pistachios) chopped 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Put the kala jamuns in a stainless steel shaker and shake vigorously. Place a sieve over a bowl and put the kala jamuns in it and mash with the back of a spoon.

Step 2

Put powdered sugar into a non-stick pan, add the mashed kala jamuns and cook mashing the fruits some more so that all the pulp separates from the seeds.

Step 3

Remove the seeds and discard. When the mixture thickens slightly transfer it into a large bowl. Keep the bowl in the refrigerator to cool.

Step 4

Bring the bowl out of the refrigerator, add hung yogurt and mix well.

Step 5

Add green cardamom powder and 1 tbsp chopped nuts and mix well.

Step 6

Transfer into serving bowl, sprinkle remaining chopped nuts on top and serve chilled.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.