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shrikhand recipe

Shrikhand Recipe - Kesar ELaichi Shrikhand

Shrikhand recipe- shrikhand is traditional Indian sweet from Maharashtra and Gujarat. A dish made with hung yogurt known as chakka dahi, this flavourful dessert has sugar and flavour of cardamom and kesar. 
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Course: Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine: indian cuisine, maharashtrian
Keyword: dahi, dessert
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 5 minutes
2 hours
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 131kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 4 cups Yogurt fresh curd
  • 4 tablespoon sugar powdred
  • 10-15 saffron kesar strands
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder elaichi powder


  • Soak saffron in water for 20 minutes and keep it aside.
  • On a strainer, place a muslin cloth or cheese cloth and place a big vessel under it to collect the whey. You can use whey in other recipes.
  • After few hours, shift the thick curd in a bowl.
  • Whisk it for about a minute to make it smooth.
  • Add saffron water, cardamom powder and mix it gently.
    Now you can either serve it in bowl with chopped almonds/badam on top.
  • Or serve it in fancier way as I have shown in the video above. Serve with puri or as a dessert on it's on. You can make it in advance and store it in refrigerator.



Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 162IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 198mg | Iron: 1mg