Sweet dish, served as dessert, suitable for vegetarians
Speciality: A cuisine for Durga Puja/Sharodiya festival.
Ingredients for Srikhand
Plain yoghurt - 1/2 kg
Sugar - 300 gm
Cardamom powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Saffron - few twigs
Pistachio and Almon - 1/2 Tablespoon, crushed
Method for Srikhand
Place yoghurt on a clean muslin cloth and tie the edges tightly.
Leave it overnight (6 to 7 hours).
Take the yoghurt into a bowl, add sugar and mix.
Leave aside for 25-30 minutes and allow the sugar to dissolve.
Dissolve saffron into 1 Tablespoon milk and leave aside.
Beat well till sugar gets fully dissolved into yoghurt.
Pass yoghurt through a wide mesh strainer, pressing with a spatula.
Mix in cardamom powder, dissolved saffron and nuts.
Pour into a serving bowl.
Top with remaining crushed nuts.
Chill for 1 to 2 hours before serving.