Saffron-Pistachio yogurt


Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food and Flavours from Nepal

By Jyoti Pathak

Published 2023

  • About

Simple but elegant, Sikarni (pronounced “see-kar-nee) is an exceptionally full-flavored, delicate, and creamy dessert made from drained yogurt, sweetened and flavored with saffron and cardamom. This classic recipe was passed down by my mother years ago, and I have been making it for festive occasions and family get-togethers ever since, especially on Mother’s Day (Matha Tirtha Aunsi). Sikarni is so delicious, and we savor spoonfuls at a time, sometimes with freshly cut-