Stewed Apricots With Shrikhand


Stewed Apricots With Shrikhand

Stewed apricots in flavoured Shrikhand
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 6 people


  • 2 tub Thick yogurt 800 gms
  • Dried apricots/ ready to eat cut in to small pieces
  • 1/4 cup Powdered sugar
  • Saffron soaked in water a generous pinch
  • 3 to Pistachios sliced
  • Mint leaves a few
  • 2 cups Water


  • Tie the yogurt in a muslin cloth over night and allow the whey to drain away completely.
  • Bring 2 cups water to boil in an open pan and add apricots.
  • Add the saffron water and cook on simmer for about 20 minutes till the apricots are soft and plump.
  • Take out 2 cups of the drained yogurt, (shrikhand )add all the sugar and whisk until fluffy.
  • Leave to chill in the refrigerator.
  • The apricots may be cooked by now. Remove them to a plate and chill in the refrigerator.
  • Put the shrikhand into a stemmed glass.
  • Put stewed apricots on the top.
  • :- Garnish with pistachios and mint leaves.
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