Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt

Curds (Chaat)

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Curds or "dahi" is an item that Indian households consume at all times of the day. But what is essential to make a good chaat are good fresh curds.

For those who love thick curds, use full fat milk, along with a tablespoon of milk powder dissolved in milk and needless to say, use skimmed milk for low calorie curds.

Use curds to make chaats like Dahi Puri , Dahi Vadas , Moong Dahi Misal and Dahi Kachori .

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Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt recipe - How to make Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 5 servings
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1 ltr full fat milk
1 tbsp curds (dahi) (made the previous day)
  1. Warm the milk.
  2. Add the curds, mix well and cover.
  3. Keep aside until the curds set (approximately 5 to 6 hours). During the cold climate, place inside a cupboard or closed oven to set.
  4. Refrigerate after the curds have set and use as required.

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Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt
 on 02 Nov 16 12:22 PM

Full fat curds is the healthiest snack or accompaniment you can have any time during the day. Full fat curd which is fermented milk is far healthier than low fat curd and has good protein which is particularly good for vegetarians. In addition you get calcium, magnesium and potassium, Vitamin B2 and vitamin B12. Have your curd as is or mix it with Organic Honey or make it a tasty raita by adding onions and tomato. I eat this daily and most Indian households do. But add healthy toppings to your curd! Happy cooking.