This Benefits Of Shrikhand Can Help You Improve Your Health.

Jun 14 08:21 2017 Sunny Sharma Print This Article

Shrikhand has been mentioned in traditional writing, which depicts how traditional the sweet dish is. Apart from being just a dessert, it also provides many health benefits to the body. Read to know about the health benefits of this dish and also get to know a unique dessert recipe.


As the main ingredient of making shrikhand is milk,Guest Posting the benefits of it are many. It is a traditional enjoyed in parts of India. The product also comes in many flavours like Elaichi, Kesar, Mango, Pista, etc. The health benefits of milk are surely carried on in all its byproducts. Let’s take a look at the health benefits of shrikhand and the method to make it.


There are many evidences about the origin of the word. One evidence suggests that shrikhand is derived from ‘Ksheer’ which in Sanskrit means thickened milk and ‘Qand’ which means sweet in Parsi. This product is mentioned in many writing from kannada dating back to 8th to 10th AD. Now it is a popular dish in the western India, especially in Maharashtra and Gujarat.

The dish is made by milk which is pasteurized at 71 for 10 minutes and then cooled down to 28-30. Lactic culture (or small amount of curd) is added to it and mixed well, heated to 28-30 for 15-16 hours. When the curd is set, it is hung in a muslin cloth for around 8-10 hours.after the liquid is drained out, the solid which remains in chakka. This chakka is then mixed with sugar flavour if required. Thus, after this procedure, what you obtain is shrikhand. Some brands like to keep it sweet, whereas some brands give it a slight sour aftertaste.

Health benefits of Shrikhand


As we have already mentioned, it is a milk product. It contains great amounts of calcium. Thus, we can say that the product is good for teeth and bones as calcium is known to maintain the health of both.

Vitamin B:

Vitamin B helps to absorb calcium from whatever you consume. Thus, vitamin B intake with calcium is extremely beneficial for the body. Vitamin B is also known to aid digestion and also converts food into energy.

General benefits:

The dairy based product is helpful to keep you full longer. It also aids in providing you with a better sleep. As shrikhand is served cool, it may also cool your body during summers. If you are wanting to gain weight, then this product can surely help.

Skin benefits:

This dairy based product also helps your skin to gain softness and smoothness. It also nourishes and gives you a supple and glowing skin. It also helps to exfoliate your skin. Thus it is very beneficial for your skin.

Hair benefits:

This byproduct of milk helps to keep your hair nourished and removes dandruff from your scalp.

What’s more? Shrikhand is a sweet dish with an amazing taste. Moreover, desserts help to keep you away from depression. It keeps you happy and content. Experience the taste and enjoy the benefits. Here’s a healthy dessert recipe you might like:

 To make Vermicelli cup:

200 grams Vermicelli (sevaiya)

2 tbsp Condense milk


For Garnishing:

Chopped pistachios



How to make:

Heat butter in a non stick pan and roast vermicelli on medium flame till it becomes brown in colour. Keep on stirring so that it gets evenly roasted.

Remove from the flame and add condensed milk. Mix it

Take a Silicone cup and put the vermicelli mixture in a cup while still warm. Press it lightly with the help of spoon so that it takes the shape of cup.

Then keep the cup in a refrigerator for an hour to set.

Take out the Vermicelli cup from the silicone mould and fill chilled srikhand into the vermicelli cups.

Garnish with some chopped pista, saffron and some pomegranate.

Serve Chill.

This is a perfect and easy recipe to make yummy cupped dessert. Try it and enjoy it.


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