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sour cream recipe | sour cream made with curd | Indian style sour cream | healthy sour cream with yoghurt is a quick sauce or spread which has umpteen culinary uses. Learn how to make sour cream made with curd.

To make sour cream, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and whisk well. Refrigerate for atleast 1 hour. Use as required.

One of the most useful ingredients in Mexican cooking, sour cream made with curd gives the dish not only a tangy flavour but also a lusciously creamy mouth-feel. When you make this version of Sour Cream, you might find that it is not very thick, but when it is left in the fridge it gets thicker, so be assured that you will get the ideal consistency when you follow the procedure.

Apart from being used in scrumptious Mexican recipes like Burritos and Tostadas Stuffed with Refried Beans and Sour Cream, this Indian style sour cream can also be used to make tasty dips and salads.The best thing about this recipe is that it is very, very easy to make! So, you can make it any time without much ado.

What’s used in making this healthy sour cream with yoghurt is only curd and lemon juice. Curd is a very good source of protein and calcium – the twin pillars of bone health. Curd is also probiotic and good for a healthy digestive system. Further, lemon juice lends some vitamin C. You can enjoy this sour cream as a spread on a healthy wrap with veggies.

Tips for sour cream. 1. You need 2 cups of hung curd for this recipe. For that you need to hang full fat curd in a muslin cloth for at least 1 hour. 1. After 1 hour you will get 1 cup of thick curd. 3. Check after 1 hour. If you find it is yet liquidy, then tie again and keep for half an hour more. 4. The curd used in this recipe can be slightly sour and need not be fresh always. 5. You can also add little black pepper powder or white pepper powder to enhance the taste.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 cup (14 tbsp )
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Ingredients

For Sour Cream Made With Curd
1 cup thick curds (dahi)
2 tsp lemon juice
salt and to taste
Method

For sour cream made with curd

    For sour cream made with curd
  1. To make sour cream made with curd, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and whisk well.
  2. Refrigerate the sour cream made with curd for atleast 1 hour. Use as required.

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What is sour cream made off?

  1. What is sour cream made off? sour cream is made from 2 simple ingredients easily available in Indian kitchens : 1 cup thick curds (dahi), 2 tsp lemon juice and salt to taste.

How to make hung curds, thick curds?

  1. This is what curds look like.  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. Curd is one of the richest source of proteincalcium and minerals. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. Being low in sodium, it is safe to be eaten by individuals with high blood pressure. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 
  2. First step to make hung curd | how to make hung curd | chakka dahi | homemade hung curd  is to take a deep bowl or patila and place a strainer over it. 
  3. Place a clean and dry muslin cloth over the bowl. You can also use a thin cheesecloth for this purpose. 
     
  4. Put 2 cups curd in the strainer. We have used thick curd made of full fat milk. You can buy the curd from a store or you can learn how to make curd with full fat milk. Make sure that the curd is fresh and not sour. 
  5. Bring the sides of the muslin cloth together. 
  6. Tie a tight knot with the edges of the muslin cloth. 
  7. Hang the curd in a cool place, over a bowl, and let it stay that way for at least 1 hour. This will  remove all the whey from the dahi. This whey (liquid) makes the curd watery. The curd will be creamy and thick once the whey is removed. 
  8. If you do not want to hang it, put the muslin cloth with curd in a strainer over a bowl and keep some weight on it to squeeze out the whey. Ensure there is enough distance between the strainer and the bowl so that the whey which is collected does not come in contact with the curd. 
  9. After 1 hour the curd will look like this and is called Hung Curd or Chakka Dahi. This will yield 1 cup and this is best suitable for marinades, dips, etc. If you keep the curd longer for atleast 3 to 4 hours you will get ¾ cup of hung curds. This will be used in dessert recipes like shrikhand
     
  10. Refrigerate till used.

Making sour cream

  1. To make sour cream | sour cream made with curd | Indian style sour cream | healthy sour cream with yoghurt | in a deep glass bowl put 1 cup thick curds (dahi).
  2. Add 2 tsp lemon juice. Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. Therefore, Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold. The ascorbic acid in lemon juice helps in absorption of iron from the food. So if you’re iron deficient or have anaemia squeeze a lemon on iron rich recipes. See detailed benefits of lemon, lemon juice.
  3. Add salt to taste.
  4. Whisk well.
  5. Cover.
  6. Refrigerate sour cream | sour cream made with curd | Indian style sour cream | healthy sour cream with yoghurt | for atleast 1 hour.
  7. Use sour cream | sour cream made with curd | Indian style sour cream | healthy sour cream with yoghurt | as required.

Tips for sour cream recipe

  1. You need 2 cups of hung curd for this recipe. For that you need to hang full fat curd in a muslin cloth for at least 1 hour.
  2. After 1 hour you will get 1 cup of thick curd.
  3. Check after 1 hour. If you find it is yet not thick, then tie again and keep for half an hour more.
  4. The curd used in this recipe can be slightly sour and need not be fresh always.
  5. You can also add little black pepper powder or white pepper powder to enhance the taste.

Health Benefits of sour cream

  1. Sour Cream made with Curd – a healthy spread.

     
  2. Made with curd, this sour cream is rich in protein and calcium. 
     
  3. The use of full fat curd will keep you satiated for long time. 
     
  4. Curd is also probiotic. It helps to maintain a healthy gut. 
     
  5. 1 to 2 tbsp of this sour cream is a nourishing spread for wraps. 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy18 cal
Protein0.6 g
Carbohydrates0.9 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0.9 g
Cholesterol2.3 mg
Sodium2.7 mg

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Sour Cream ( Mexican Cooking)
5
 on 23 Jul 15 09:22 AM


This sour cream recipe is yum, I like my sour cream to be thicker so I leave it in the fridge for more time...I use it while making tacos, nachos, burritos etc. It gives that extra touch...