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Shrikhand with crushed almonds, saffron and cardamom
Place of origin India
Main ingredients Yogurt, sugar, cardamom or saffron
Cookbook: Shrikhand  Media: Shrikhand

Shrikhand is an Indian sweet dish made of strained 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 India, 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. Handbook of Fermented Functional Foods. CRC Press. pp. 4–6. ISBN 978-0-203-00972-7. 

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