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- 1 kg low-fat yogurt
- 6 tablespoons honey, I used manuka honey
- 3 tablespoons of your favourite slivered nuts, I used pistachios and almonds
- few saffron strands and crushed cardamom seeds, optional
- Place 2 large square cheesecloths in a large bowl. Place yogurt on the cheesecloth, gather the open edges and tie them up to form a pouch. Hang this yogurt pouch from the tap over your sink to drain the liquid out into the bowl.
- Another way to drain yogurt is to place the cheesecloth in a mesh bowl/colander. Place the colander inside a large bowl. Place yogurt on the cheesecloth, gather the edges and tie a pouch. Place a heavy weight on top of the yogurt. Whatever liquid drains out will collect in the bowl below the colander and you will be spared a mess. You might need to drain the bowl from time to time. See How To Make Hung Yogurt for photos of the process.
- After 4 hours, untie the pouch and scoop the drained yogurt into a medium bowl. Add the honey and nuts. If you are adding saffron and cardamom, they would go in the bowl now. Stir gently with a wooden spoon until thoroughly mixed. Cover and chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours before serving.