Ingredients : Fresh Curd – ¼ litre
Sugar – 5tblsp ( as per your taste)
Cardamon – 4 nos
Saffron – 1 pinch
Warm milk – 1 tblsp
Crushed nuts – 2 tblsp
Method : Take a muslin cloth or kitchen towel in a bowl then pour the fresh curd. Tie the edges and hang it out - for the water to drain. Gently press the towel and you will see the whey dripping It will take 1 hr for the water to drip down.
Take 1tblsp warm milk and soak the saffron in it and keep aside. Grind together the Cardamon and Sugar to fine powder. Now transfer the hung curd in a bowl add sugar cardamon mix and saffron milk mix well.
Then whip the hung curd till smooth. the sugar should also dissolve. check the taste and add more sugar if required. Chill the shrikhand in fridge and later serve. Finally while serving add badam pista (optional) .
Note : This can be used as dressing for the fruits. In that case it should be a little liquid.