Gujarati Shrikhand

  • 4 cups thick yogurt (yogurt with whey removed, see pictures below)
  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron (soaked in a tablespoon of warm milk)
  • 1/2 cup fine sugar
  • Pinch of cardamom powder
  • Garnish with crushed pistachios (optional)
How to prepare thick yogurt:
Preparing to hang the thick yogurt
Thick yoghurt set over a colander
Draining the whey
The finished product
Place all the ingredients in a bowl. Mix well. You can do this with a spatula or a hand held blender.
Adjust sugar to taste.
Chill for about 30 minutes. Serve.