Fatafat Shrikhand

Cardamom-Spiced Yoghurt

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Biting Biting: Snacking Gujarati-Style

By Urvashi Roe

Published 2022

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Shrikhand is perhaps my all-time favouritest ever dessert. I served it at my wedding and I think I probably ate more than anybody else. It’s thick, sweetened yoghurt spiced with cardamom, and at weddings it will also have saffron added. Socks Auntie is the queen of shrikhand. She makes it the traditional way, which involves laying the yoghurt on muslin on top of a thick wad of newspapers. This is left for hours and hours so the water drains out, leaving a thick curd which she