Piyush (A Sweet Drink with Shrikhand)

Maharashtrians always have Shrikhand for festive meals. In addition to serving it with Puri, in Maharashtra, Shrikhand is also transformed into a delicious drink called Piyush. I first discovered this wonderful drink at Prakash, that venerable food place near Shiv Sena Bhavan, Mumbai, which is home to a traditional Maharashtrian snacks. It was when

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Shrikhand with Kesar and Pista

Living in Maharashtra means encountering delicious Shrikhand on every festive occasion.:-) Among my childhood memories are my Ammamma (maternal grandmother) ordering chakka (strained yoghurt) by the kilo and then getting us grandchildren to churn it into the smooth paste it needs to become before it can be made into yummy Shrikhand! The

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