Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Instant Kesar Shrikhand

Indian Egg less Sweets Special
Instant Kesar Shrikhand
Simple Sweetness

Hung Curd- most of the Whey from the Curd drained out
Saffron (Kesar)-
Castor Sugar- 1 Tbsp.
Nuts (Slivered Almonds, Pistachios Finely Chopped)

In a Sauce Pan, Heat some Milk & Add Saffron
Turn the Milk to Low Flame as soon as Boil starts
In a Mixing Bowl, Add Hung Curd, Sugar & Mix Well
Add Saffron infused Milk & Gently Fold it in the Curd till Creamy
Add the Nuts & Fold them well till the Mixture turns Fluffy
Pour the Shrikhand in to a Ceramic Ramekin Mould, Garnish with Almonds & Pistachios

Few Techniques used in here are that of:
Making Hung Curd
Maturation of Flavours
Using Vegetables for Desserts
Concentration of Flavours
Caramelized Sugar

English- Saffron
Hindi- Kesar/Zafran
Telugu- Kunkumapuvvu

Some of the other uses of our Creamy Fresh Hung Curd are that they make fantastic Base for Dips, Cheesecakes!
The Hung Curd Cheesecake ends up with a Hint of Sourness, Fluffy Texture & no Calories of Cheese!
Keep the Saffron in Airtight Container & in the Fridge as it may lose its Aroma if exposed to Sunlight, Heat or Air 

Feel free to share your views & do let us know how this one turned out :)

1 comment:

  1. buy best quality saffron at your door step. kesar is good for health and this best for pregnant women for his child. kesar is Indian name of saffron.