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Shrikhand with crushed almonds, saffron and cardamom
Place of originIndia
Main ingredientsdahi (yogurt), sugar, cardamom or saffron

Shrikhand is an Indian sweet dish made of strained dahi (yogurt).


Shrikhand has been referred to as "Shikhrini" in the Sanskrit literature. According to Jashbhai B. Prajappati and Baboo M. Nair, it originated in ancient Indian state Maharashtra, around 400 B.C.E.[1]

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  1. ^ Jashbhai B. Prajappati and Baboo M. Nair (2003). "The History of Fermented Foods". In Edward R. Farnworth (ed.). Handbook of Fermented Functional Foods. CRC Press. pp. 4–6. ISBN 978-0-203-00972-7.

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