READY IN: 12hrs 30mins


  • 32ounces whole milk yogurt
  • 1cupgranulated sugar
  • 1teaspooncardamom powder
  • 5dropsyellow food coloring
  • 10saffron strands
  • 2tablespoons chopped nuts (almonds and pistachios)

    Serving Size: 1 (284) g

    Servings Per Recipe:4

    Calories: 358.9

    Calories from Fat 86 g 24 %

    Total Fat 9.6 g 14 %

    Saturated Fat 5.1 g 25 %

    Cholesterol 29.7 mg 9 %

    Sodium 133.2 mg 5 %

    Total Carbohydrate62 g 20 %

    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g 2 %

    Sugars 60.7 g 242 %

    Protein 8.7 g 17 %


  • Hang the yogurt overnight in a muslin cloth.
  • Take the yogurt in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add sugar and whisk with a wire whisker. Add the sugar gradually and not all at once.
  • Keep adding the sugar and whisk regularly until the sugar disolves and the mixture is sweet as per your taste.
  • Add cardamom powder and whisk. Add the cardamom powder gradually until it reaches your desired level of flavor.
  • Add the food color and whisk to get an even color.
  • Fold in the saffron and the nuts.
  • Pour the mixture in a tight-lid container or a serving bowl with a lid or in individual dessert cups with lids.
  • Shrikhand is ready but not yet ready to serve.
  • Chill the Shrikhand in the fridge for a couple of hours.
  • Sprinkle saffron and the crushed (powdered) nuts before serving. You can complete this step earlier if using individual serve cups.
  • Please note that the measurements are approximation and can be adjusted to suit individual taste.
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