Elaichi Shrikhand Recipe – Indian Dessert

Elaichi Shrikhand Recipe

Shrikhand is a traditional authentic Indian dessert from the western part of India. Elaichi Shrikhand Recipe is mainly served in summer as a dessert or sweet dish in marriage or other functions.  Elaichi Shrikhand main ingredient is Chakka (Hung Curd) which is very good to have in summers.

Ingredient for Elaichi Shrikhand Recipe

  • 250 Grams Hung Curd or 1 Kg Normal Curd (dahi)
  • 6 – 8 Elaichi (Cardamom)
  • 5 – 6 flakes Saffron
  • 6 – 8 Tablespoon Sugar Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • Pista & Cashew for Garnish

How to make Elaichi Shrikhand:

Method of making Hung Curd

  • Take a piece of cloth, put it in a strainer and pour 1 Kg Curd it, prefer homemade curd made with full cream milk for a better result.
  • Tie the cloth in a way that you can hang it somewhere to drain the Whey from the curd. (Collect the Whey in a container, you can use it in other recipes)
  • Hang it overnight to drain the Whey completely from it.
  • Hung curd is ready to be used in Elaichi Shrikhand

Method of making Elaichi Shrikhand

  • Take hung curd in a bowl
  • Take 1/4 cup warm milk and add a few flakes of saffron to it.
  • Add saffron dissolved milk to the hung curd and whip the hung curd for few minutes
  • Add powdered sugar and cardamom seed powder to it and whip it for few minutes till the mixture become smooth
  • Garnish it with dry fruits of your choice.
  • Elaichi shrikhand is ready. Chill it for some time to serve it with Puri or Chapati.

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