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kesar shrikhand
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5 from 6 votes

Kesar Shrikhand recipe

Kesar shrikhand is an easy sweet and is best paired with fried flatbread or poori
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: kesar shrikhand, shedki, shrikhand
Servings: 4


  • 3 cups full fat yogurt made from 750 ml milk
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 8-10 strands of saffron soaked in 2 tablespoon milk
  • 2 tablespoon pistachios finely chopped


  • Place a muslin cloth in a sieve in a bowl.
  • Add the curd in a muslin/cotton cloth.Allow water to separate(overnight/4 hours minimum)
  • Place saffron strands in warm milk for at least for overnight/4 hours minimum.
  • Move the hung yogurt to a bowl,add saffron and sugar.
  • Lightly whisk untill smooth,add pistachios
  • Serve chilled.


note: During summer, you can add mango pulp to yogurt to make amrakhand.
You may also add rose syrup or petals to make shedki as per your taste.


Serving: 1g