Shrikhand Vadi Recipe (Yogurt Barfi)

Shrikhand Vadi is a Maharashtrian sweet made using hung curd/yogurt and sugar. This sweet and tangy treat is utterly delicious yet simple to make. All you need is a few ingredients and some patience to continuously stir the mixture as it cooks. You can flavor Shrikhand Vadi with flavors of your choice like saffron, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg. You can also use nuts of your choice. Shrikhand Vadi makes for an indulgent snack or sweet treat, loved by kids as well as grownups. Make it for the upcoming festive season, and have friends and family become fans of the recipe.  Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt), Sugar, Sugar, Saffron strands, Chironji, Ghee   1 cup Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt) 1 cup Sugar 1/4 cup Sugar , powdered pinch Saffron strands , or any other flavour 2 teaspoons Chironji , or nuts of your choice Ghee , for greasing the plate     15   30     To begin making Shrikhand Vadi, first grease a small plate or a flat pan (about 6-7 inches) with ghee and keep aside.Take yogurt and sugar in a heavy bottom pan.Mix and place on low heat.Once the sugar melts, add the saffron and chironji.Mix and stir as it cooks.Keep stirring till all the water has evaporated (about 15-20 minutes).Drop a little mixture in cold water to see if hardens immediately. If it does, take the pan off the heat.Stir nicely for a few more minutes, and add the powdered sugar.Mix and take it out onto the greased plate.Spread and even out the surface with a spatula or a plastic sheet.With a sharp knife etch square or diamond shapes in the mixture.Cool completely, this may take 1-2 hours or more.Cut into pieces. Your Shrikhand Vadi is ready to be savoured.Store in an airtight container and refrigerate if you need to store it for a longer duration.