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A sweet and creamy dessert made with curd, flavored with saffron and nuts.

Shrikhand is a sweet and tangy dessert from the Indian state of Gujarat. It’s made from strained yoghurt, flavoured with saffron and cardamom, and sweetened with sugar. The dish is usually garnished with nuts and served chilled, making it a refreshing and indulgent treat.

Shrikhand is a popular dessert in India, often served during festivals and special occasions. It pairs well with various Indian sweets, such as gulab jamun and rasgulla, and savoury snacks like samosas and pakoras.

If you have a sweet tooth and enjoy the tanginess of yoghurt, Shrikhand is the perfect dessert for you. With its creamy texture and aromatic flavour, it’s sure to satisfy your cravings and leave you wanting more.




For Mango variations, add mango pulp or puree 1 ripe mango in the mixer and add to the mixture.

Instead of plain curd, you can use Greek Yogurt. If you do use Greek Yogurt, you can skip the first step.

5 from 2 votes

Shrikhand Recipe

A sweet and creamy dessert made with curd, flavored with saffron and nuts.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Gujarati, Indian, Maharashtrian
Keyword: Matho

Ingredients for Shrikhand

  • 400 g Curd
  • 250 g Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • few Saffron Strands mixed with 2 tsp warm milk

To Garnish

  • few Almonds chopped
  • few Pistachios chopped

How to make Shrikhand

  • Hang the curd in a muslin cloth for couple of hours or until all liquid has drained.
  • Mix the curd and sugar in a large bowl.
  • Blend well until smooth.
  • Add cardamom powder and saffron strands.
  • Mix gently.
  • Garnish with with almonds and pistachios.
  • Keep it in the fridge for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Serve chilled.


For Mango Shrikhand, peel the skin of 1 ripe mango, puree the flesh and add to the mixture at step #2. You can also garnish with chopped mangoes.
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.


Andy May 10, 2021 - 8:46 am

If you use Greek yogurt, do you still have to hang the curd?

Praveen Kumar May 10, 2021 - 11:33 am

No. You do not have to.

Vijayluxmi Naidoo May 7, 2021 - 9:21 am

Love all ull recipe’s thx u for share

Rosemarie deguzman frac March 12, 2019 - 3:10 am

Nice you’re recipe I will try to cook and tastes

niraj October 5, 2014 - 5:55 am

good and tasty

zuber Khan October 4, 2014 - 3:32 pm

Its very nice


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