Kesar Shrikhand Recipe

This sweet treat from the sweethearts of Maharashtra is one of the most sureshot ways to chill in the heat. Made with a curd base, this traditional sweetened and saffron flavoured yoghurt is sure to bring in lot of smiles around the dinner table.

  • Servings - 4
  • Preparation - 30 min
  • Chilling - 30 min

Ingredients for Kesar Shrikhand

1/2 tin (200 gm)
NESTLÉ MILKMAID Sweetened Condensed Milk
500 gm
Dahi (Curd)
10-15 strands
Kesar (Saffron)
1/2 tsp
Elaichi (Cardamom) Powder
2-3 tbsp
chopped finely Mixed Dried Fruits (optional)

How to make Kesar Shrikhand

  • Put the dahi in a muslin cloth and allow to hang for 30 minutes or keep in a strainer with fine mesh.  Press to make sure that excess water is removed.Soak the saffron strands in 1 tbsp water.
  • Pass the hung dahi through strainer to get smooth thick dahi without lumps. In a bowl mix together the dahi, NESTLÉ MILKMAID Sweetened Condensed Milk, soaked saffron strands and cardamom powder.
  • Place in refrigerator for an hour before serving / decorate with nuts.