Saffron and Cardamom Shrikhand

Shrikhand is a made out of hung full-fat yogurt. A dessert which transfigures ordinary curds into a delicacy. Shrikhand is a Gujarati sweet with a creamy texture.
Today is a Holi Festival. For today’s special Holi festival, I made Shrikhand in my menu at home.

Total Time: 5 minutes
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time:
Serve: 4


  • 1 kg full-fat yogurt
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • a few saffron strands
  • 1 tablespoon warm milk
  • 2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • garnish with pistachio and almond


  1. Hang the curd in a muslin cloth for 5 hours until all the liquid has drained off.
  2. Rub the saffron into the warm milk until it dissolves.
  3. Mix together hung curd, sugar, saffron mixture, and cardamom in a bowl and churn using a hand blender till it became creamy and smooth.
  4. Garnished with pistachios, almonds and saffron strands.


  • Shrikhand can be prepared in different flavors like strawberry, mango, mixed berries, custard apple, plain and mixed dried fruit.