Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Shrikhand | Kesar - Elaichi Shrikhand | Thick yogurt Dessert

Ingredients
Yogurt - 2 cup,
Warm milk - 1 tbsp,
Saffron - 1/2 tsp,
Powdered sugar - 1/3 to 1/2 cup,
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp,
Almond (finely chopped) - 1 tbsp,
Cashew (finely chopped) - 1 tbsp,
Pistachio (finely chopped) - 1 tbsp,
Raisins - 2 tbsp,
Slivered nuts - for garnishing.



Method
Take a colander and place over a bowl. Now place muslin cloth and add yogurt as per given below image.

 
 

Refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours or over night. This process drain out water from yogurt. Refrigeration process will prevent yogurt from turning sour.


After 6 to 8 hours, transfer thick yogurt in a mixing bowl from muslin cloth.

 

In a small bowl, add warm milk followed by saffron strands. Mix well and set aside for 10 minutes.


Now whisk prepared thick yogurt well till it gets semi smooth texture.


Now sift in powdered sugar and whisk well again.

 

Now add prepared milk and saffron mixture. Again mix well.

 

Now add cardamom powder followed with almond, cashew, pistachio and raisins.


Give it a good mix. Transfer into an airtight glass container. Refrigerate for 4 - 5 hours for better color and texture. This process allows saffron to release its flavour as well as color in shrikhand. Garnish with any slivered nuts of your choice. Serve chill.

 
 

Notes
Adjust amount of ingredients as per taste.
Amount of sugar is depends on sourness and thickness of yogurt.
Yogurt should be fresh and not sour in taste.
For plain shrikhand, omit saffron, cardamom and all nuts.


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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Jaggery Sharbat | Gud Sharbat | ગોળનું શરબત | ગોળનું શરબત - 3 રીતે | Healthy Jaggery Sharbat - 3 ways

Ingredients
1 - Lemon Jaggery Sharbat
Water - 1 cup,
Jaggery syrup - 2 tbsp, For homemade jaggery syrup recipe CLICK HERE.
Black salt - 1/4 tsp,
Salt - to taste,
Roasted cumin powder- 1/4 tsp,
Lemon juice -  1 tsp,
Dry ginger powder - pinch,
Black pepper powder - 1/8 tsp.

2 - Fennel Seeds Jaggery Sharbat
Water - 1 cup,
Jaggery syrup - 2 tbsp, For homemade jaggery syrup recipe CLICK HERE.
Fennel seed powder - 2 tsp,
Green cardamom powder - 2 pinch.

3 - Kesar - Meva Jaggery Sharbat
Water(chilled) - 1 cup,
Jaggery syrup - 2 tbsp, For homemade jaggery syrup recipe CLICK HERE.
Saffron - 12 - 15 strands,
Green cardamom powder - 2 pinch.
Nutmeg powder - pinch,
Slivered almond - 1/2 tsp,
Slivered pistachio - 1/2 tsp.





Method
1  Lemon Jaggery Sharbat
In a mixing bowl, add water followed with jaggery syrup, black salt, salt, roasted cumin seeds powder, dry ginger powder, black pepper powder and lemon juice.


Mix well. Let it set for 5 - 10 minutes in refrigerator. Serve chill.


2 Fennel Seeds Jaggery Sharbat
In a mixing bowl, add water followed with jaggery syrup, fennel seed powder, cardamom powder and whole fennel seed.

Mix well. Let it set for 5 - 10 minutes in refrigerator. Serve chill.


3 Meva - Jaggery Sharbat
In a mixing bowl, add water followed with jaggery syrup, saffron, cardamom powder, nutmeg powder, slivered almond and slivered pistachio.


Mix well. Let it set for 5 - 10 minutes in refrigerator. Serve chill.


Notes
Adjust amount of ingredients as per taste.
Add 1/2 tsp of chia seed in any sharbat, if preferable.

For video recipe -