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Saffron Mango Shrikhand Dessert Recipe

Mango Shrikhand is a very simple, healthy and easy dessert recipe which can be prepared in no time. Mango Shrikhand is made with hung curd, mango puree, sugar, and saffron powder. It is garnished with chopped nuts and saffron strands and is best served chilled. Do try this no-cook dessert and enjoy with your family.

Preparation Time: 10min
Ready Time: 10min
Servings: 4-5
1 Mango, diced
1 ½ Cup Hung Curd
2 ½ Tbsp Powdered Sugar
2 Tbsp Warm Water
⅛ Tsp
Kesari Saffron Powder
Chopped Nuts, for garnish
Saffron Strands, for garnish


In a hand blender jar or hand blender, add diced mango and blend into a puree. Keep aside.

In a bowl, add hung curd and powdered sugar. Whisk well.

Add warm water to a small bowl and add saffron powder. Mix well and add to the hung curd mix along with mango puree. Mix well and transfer to serving bowls.

Garnish the shrikhand with chopped nuts and saffron and serve chilled.

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Saffron(Kesar) Basundi recipe


Check out the best way to make Basundi (rabri) nourished with almonds, pista, cardamom, and few saffron Strands. The best way to think about it as a slow cooking rice pudding…without the rice. It’s one of the easiest recipes you’ll find anywhere which can be cooked within 30 minutes. Just, give it a try with Kesari saffron Threads!

Preparation Time: 5min
Cook Time: 1h 40min
Ready Time: 1h 45min
Servings: 4-5

1 Litre Milk
20 Kesari Saffron Strands+for garnish
3 Tbsp Almonds, chopped
3 Tbsp Cashews, chopped
1 Tbsp Pistachios, chopped
⅓ Cup Sugar
¼ Tsp Cardamom Powder
Chopped Nuts, for garnish

In a deep non-stick pan, add milk and bring to the boil. Transfer a ladle of the boiling milk to a small bowl, add saffron and let it infuse for 5 minutes. Transfer the saffron milk back to the boiling milk.

Add almonds, cashews, and pistachios. Mix well and cook for 30 minutes while stirring in between.

Add sugar and cardamom powder. Mix well and cook for 50 minutes to 1 hour until most of the liquid has evaporated and the milk has become thick.

Once cooked, transfer the basundi to serving bowls, garnish with saffron and chopped nuts and serve warm or chilled.

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Saffron Pancake Recipe

Look at how to make yummy and fluffy Kesari saffron Pancake. It is simple to cook, after adding all the essential ingredients and make it as a fine batter. Pour batter to form pancakes of whatever size you like, Cook first side until bubbles form on top, then flip it and heat it for 3-4 minutes per side. You will see a golden color Pancake. Just, give it a try!

Preparation Time: 10min
Cook Time: 30min
Ready Time: 40min
Servings: 4

¼ Cup Hot Milk
⅛ Tsp
Kesari Saffron Powder
2 Cups Refined Flour
2 Tbsp Sugar
1 Tsp Baking Soda
2 Tsp Melted Butter
600 ml Milk
Chopped Almonds, for garnish
Honey, to drizzle


In a small bowl, add ¼ cup hot milk along with the saffron powder. Mix well and keep aside.

In a large bowl, add flour, sugar and baking powder. Mix well, add butter and mix again. Add the reserved saffron milk along with 600ml milk and whisk to form a smooth batter.

Add 2 ladles of the pancake batter to a hot flat pan and cook for 3-4 minutes per side and remove on a plate. Repeat with remaining batter.

Once cooked, transfer the pancakes to a serving platter, garnish with chopped almonds, drizzle with honey and serve warm with sliced bananas.

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Kesar Kheer (rice pudding) recipe| How to make saffron kheer at Home

Kesar Kheer – A delicious and nourishing rice pudding made using Kesari- India’s purest and most trusted saffron brand.

Preparation Time: 5min Cook Time: 1h Ready Time: 1h 5min Servings: 4-5


1 Litre Milk
20 Kesari Saffron Strands
⅓ Cup Sugar
2 Cardamom Pods, crushed
⅓ Cup Rice
Chopped Almonds, for garnish
Saffron Strands, for garnish

Preparation: In a deep pan, add milk and bring to the boil. Transfer a ladle full of boiled milk to a small bowl, add saffron, infuse for 5 minutes and transfer it back to the pan containing milk. Add sugar and cardamom pods. Mix well and cook on medium heat while stirring in between for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, add rice and cook for 35-40 minutes until the kheer has become thick and the rice is cooked. Once cooked, transfer to serving bowls, garnish with chopped almonds and saffron and serve either cold or warm.


The Best Natural Home Remedy for Joint Pain

Natural Remedy for Joint Pain:

Joint pain can cause a lot of discomfort and it generally affects elderly people irrespective of creed or social status. This type of severe pain affects the knee joints, causing severe knee pain. There are several effective home remedies for arthritis, which has many forms like osteoarthritis, tendinitis (caused by a severe sprain) bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis etc.

Types of Joint Pain

Although joint pain can affect almost any joint in the body, it commonly affects the knee joint, hip joint and the shoulder joint. The pain can be rather excruciating and can cause stiffness of the joints and swelling in most cases. While severe pain combined with redness and swelling may require the attention of a doctor, most mild cases of pain can be effectively treated at home itself. Knee pain solution comes in the form of various natural home remedies, the common one being a gentle massage that enhances the blood circulation and helps ease the pain.

Common Home Remedies

Another common home remedy is giving a hot or cold compress. While a cold compress helps numb the pain by reducing the inflammation, heath therapy helps enhance the blood circulation and also helps relax the muscles. Most other common kitchen remedies include swallowing a teaspoonful of fenugreek powder for a few days, and applying turmeric paste on the affected areas. Turmeric can also be consumed internally as it has excellent anti-inflammatory properties and is a natural antioxidant.

Saffron for Joint Pain

However, one of the best home remedies for severe joint pain or knee pain is to apply saffron on the affected areas. Take a couple of teaspoons of pure saffron and grind it to a fine paste. Apply this paste on the joints and you will be surprised by the quick relief from pain this wonder spice offers.

One of the best home remedies for arthritis is undoubtedly the use of pure saffron as a healing poultice. Most people are not aware that saffron is a natural antidepressant and also acts as an excellent analgesic on arthritic pain and helps ease the pain within a few minutes of application. This wonder spice which is derived from flower called Crocus Sativus has some active compounds like picrocrocin, Crocin and safranal.

Saffron is an excellent antioxidant and has other properties like being an immunomodulatory agent. It is also an excellent vasomodulator that causes neuronal regulation of blood flow, thus helping relieve joint pain and knee pain. Saffron offers an effective knee pain solution.


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