Nutritional Facts of Quick Shrikhand, Calories in Quick Shrikhand

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one cup of Quick Shrikhand have?

One cup of Quick Shrikhand gives 473 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 259 calories, proteins account for 51 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 163 calories. One cup of Quick Shrikhand provides about 24 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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quick shrikhand recipe  is a quick Indian dessert which is a 5 minutes shrikhand. shrikhand is made using the most basic ingredients. All you need to have in hand is hung curd or greek yoghurt to prepare shrikhand immediately. We have used only 4 ingredients, hung curds, sugar, elaichi and saffron  in preparing this quick shrikhand recipe. 

Indians have curd at home so we have shown you how to make quick shrikhand recipe  with homemade curds but you can easily buy Greek yoghurt and make the recipe. Just skip the step of making hung curds. 

quick shrikhand recipe is simply amazing how the humble dahi transforms into a mouth-watering dessert in just a few simple steps. Here is the easiest and best way to make yummy Shrikhand out of everyday curds. 4 minutes shrikhand does not even require any cooking.  Shrikhand is a standard feature of sunday meals, festive menus.

A dollop of gooey, creamy shrikhand laced with saffron and elaichi, topped with mixed nuts, and served with steaming hot puris – that’s something to yearn for! Now, with this quick shrikhand recipe, you don’t need to yearn for it; you can prepare it any time you feel like. However, remember it’s loaded with calories, so categorise it as an occasional treat!

Notes on quick shrikhand recipe.  1. Dissolving saffron (kesar) in warm water or milk is very important to bring out quick shrikhand full colour and flavour. So, never throw the saffron directly into the dish in a hurry without dissolving it first. Also remember that this is best done with your fingers rather than using a spoon. 2. We are grinding the sugar into powder form and then using it in this shrikhand recipe so it mixes and dissolves easily. 3. Do not whisk vigorously otherwise you will end up with runny consistency shrikhand.

Make this yummy delicious 5 minutes shrikhand at home and do not forget to garnish it with pistachios and almonds!! 

Is Quick Shrikhand healthy?

No, Shrikhand is not healthy. Made from curds, sugar, saffron and cardamom.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Curd + Low fat Curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice.They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

What's the problem?

Sugar : Sugar is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. To live a healthy life, try and cut sugar which from your diet. It requires a slow and deliberate attempt to do it. Find hidden sugar in packaged foods and drinks and stop having those products. Did you know that a can of your favourite soft drink is estimated to have 1/2 cup of sugar. 

Note : 1 cup = 200 ml (standard cup available in the market). The weight in grams varies for each ingredient.

Can diabetics, heart patients and overweight individuals have Quick Shrikhand?

No, as there is 5 tbsp of sugar used in the recipe. Sugar is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. To live a healthy life, try and cut sugar which from your diet.

Can healthy individuals have Quick Shrikhand?

No, as sugar is an issue. 

What is a healthier option to Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand?

We have the sugar free shrikhand recipe you can have. Again this is in limited quantity for all. 

Sugar Free Shrikhand, Low- Fat Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand

Sugar Free Shrikhand, Low- Fat Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand

One cup of Quick Shrikhand is high in

1. Protein : Protein is required for the managing the wear and tear of all cells of the body. 

2. Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) Vitamin B2 enables the production of red blood cells that contribute to the rise in your energy levels. So have more milk, curds, eggs and green leafy vegetables.

3. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.

4. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones.

Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

How to burn 473 calories that come from One cup of Quick Shrikhand?

Walking (6 kmph) = 2 hour 22 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 47 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 1 hour 3 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) =1 hour 21 mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per cup% Daily Values
Energy473 cal24%
Protein10.3 g19%
Carbohydrates59.7 g20%
Fiber0 g0%
Fat15.6 g24%
Cholesterol38.4 mg10%
Vitamin A384 mcg8%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.2 mg18%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C2.4 mg6%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)13.4 mcg7%
Calcium504 mg84%
Iron0.5 mg2%
Magnesium45.6 mg13%
Phosphorus312 mg52%
Sodium45.6 mg2%
Potassium216 mg5%
Zinc0 mg0%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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