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Shrikhand

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(Link to Marathi Recipe)

Shrikhand is made very often in my household as me and my brother both love it. My mom usually made her own yogurt and made thick strained yogurt and them made shrikhand. We get lots of varieties of yogurt in US and sometimes make it little challenging to decide which one to use for shrikhand. Here is my proportion that I use every time I make shrikhand -

Shrikhand
To make thick strained yogurt - 
2 32Oz Organic Fat Free or 1% Milk Fat Yogurt
Big Piece of Cheese Cloth
5-6 Full Size Paper Towels
Old News papers from 4-5 days

Stack the news paper in half sheets on kitchen counter. Cover with two layers of paper towels. Then layer cheese cloth in two layers. Carefully spread all the yogurt and cover with two layers of paper towels. Let it stand for 2-3 hours. Thick strained yogurt is ready.

How to make Shrikhand -
Thick Strained Yogurt
1/2 cup - 3/4 cup sugar
10-12 Strands of Saffron soaked in 1 tbsp warm milk
5-6 Almonds
10-12 Pistachios
1 tsp Ground Cardamom Pow…