Home-Made Kesar Pista Shrikhand from fresh Yogurt

Home-Made Kesar Pista Shrikhand

Keshar Pista Shrikhand in Marathi:

Preparation time and Ingredients for Kesar Pista Shrikhand

Preparation Time: 3-4 hours

No need to Cook.

Serves for 4.


For Chakka:

1) Fresh Yogurt- 2 cups

For Shrikhand:

1) Chakka

2) Powdered Sugar -1 cup

3) Cardamom – 4-5

4) Saffron strands -6-7

5) Warm Water- 2 tbsp

6) Pista -7-8

How to made chakka from yogurt for Home-Made Kesar Pista Shrikhand .

Tie the yogurt in a muslin cloth or cotton cloth in a cool place for at least 3 hours until all the liquid has drained off.

Or you can place a heavy weight on the tied yogurt to help drain the water.

How to make Shrikhand:

If you do not have ready made powdered sugar you can powder normal sugar in a mixer and use that.

Crush the cardamom to make a powder.

Soak the saffron strands in warm water for 20 minutes.

Using a hand blender blend the chakka into a smooth paste.

Mixing of Chakka and sugar for Kesar Pista Shrikhand

Add the powdered sugar, cardamom powder.

Mix well. Finally add water of saffron.

Mix well with spoon. Slice the pistas.

Garnish with slice pistas keep into fridge for at least 1 hour.

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Serve with puris.


Your Yoghurt should be fresh and not sour.

Soak the saffron strands in warm water instead of milk as you will get natural colour of saffron in water.

The best recipe for Home-Made Kesar Pista Shrikhand from fresh Yogurt. This dessert enjoyed on festive day,all over India,with hot puries.