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Veggie Curd Dip

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veggie curd dip recipe | vegetable yoghurt dip | healthy Indian dip is a healthy snack which is loaded with nutrients. Learn how to make vegetable yoghurt dip.

To make veggie curd dip, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well. Refrigerate for atleast 1 hour. Serve chilled with cucumber and carrot strips.

Here is a low-cal snack that will beat chips and dips hands down! Your friends and you are sure to devour cucumber and carrot strips with a new-found fervor when served with this crunchy, creamy vegetable yoghurt dip.

Hung curds give the veggie curd dip a smooth and creamy texture while the veggies give it a nice crunch, and green chillies impart the desired spiciness. A perfect dip to serve at a garden party too!

This healthy Indian dip has the goodness of protein and calcium from curd and antioxidants from the addition of capsicum, onions and celery. Curd, being probiotic in nature, is suitable for a healthy digestive system too! Serving them with vegetable crudités further boosts its fibre content, which will help to manage blood sugar and blood cholesterol levels. You can also serve this dip with Baked Oats Puri or Healthy Methi Crispies.

Tips for veggie curd dip. 1. Refrigerate veggie curd dip for atleast 1 hour. The dip tastes great when chilled. 2. Add 1 tsp chopped celery (ajmoda). This gives a lovely taste as celery is a bit bitter, salty and has a good mouth feel to it. 3. Use hung curds to make the dip. That makes the texture of the dip.

Enjoy veggie curd dip recipe | vegetable yoghurt dip | healthy Indian dip | with step by step photos.

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Veggie Curd Dip recipe - How to make Veggie Curd Dip

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1.25 cup (18 tbsp )
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Ingredients

For Veggie Curd Dip
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 1/2 cups hung low fat curds (chakka dahi)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp chopped celery (ajmoda) , optional
salt and to taste

For Serving With Veggie Curd Dip
cucumber strips
carrot strips
Method

For veggie curd dip

    For veggie curd dip
  1. To make veggie curd dip, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Refrigerate for atleast 1 hour.
  3. Serve the veggie curd dip chilled with cucumber and carrot strips.

Veggie Curd Dip recipe with step by step photos

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what is veggie curd dip made off?

  1. what is veggie curd dip made off? vegetable yoghurt dip  is made from 1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum, 1/4 cup finely chopped onions, 1 1/2 cups hung low-fat curds (dahi), 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies, 1 tsp chopped celery (ajmoda) , optional and salt to taste. See image of list of ingredietns of  Indian veggie curd dip.

how to make hung curds ?

  1. 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. 
  2. Place a clean and dry muslin cloth over the bowl. You can also use a thin cheesecloth for this purpose. 
  3. Put 2 curds 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. If you are on weight loss, then use low fat curds. 2 curds will give you 1 1/2 cups hung curds (dahi).
  4. Learn how to make hung curd in detail. Benefits of Curd + Low fat Curds, hung 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. 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. Note that one cup curds gives half cup hung curds. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

making veggie curd dip

  1. To make veggie curd dip recipe | vegetable yoghurt dip | healthy Indian dahi dip | in a deep bowl put 1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum. Rich in vitamin Ccapsicum protect and maintain the lining of the heart. Low glycemic index (40) colourful capsicum are immune boosters. Colourful capsicums are not only visually appealing but also good for your eyes too, as they contain antioxidant Lutein, which protects the eye from cataracts and degeneration of the eye. Capsicum is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells in the bone marrow. See detailed benefits of capsicum
  2. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped onions. Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin in Onions promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions
  3. Add 1 1/2 cups hung low-fat curds (dahi). See above step by steps on how to make hung curds.  If you are on weight loss, then make your hung curds with low fat curds. If healthy, then use regular curds.
  4. Add 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies.
  5. Add 1 tsp chopped celery (ajmoda). This gives a lovely taste as celery is a bit bitter, salty  and has a good mouth feel to it.
  6. Add salt to taste. We added 1/2 tsp salt.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Refrigerate veggie curd dip | vegetable yoghurt dip | healthy Indian dahi dip | for atleast 1 hour.
  9. Serve veggie curd dip | vegetable yoghurt dip | healthy Indian dahi dip | chilled with cucumber and carrot strips.

tips for veggie curd dip

  1. Refrigerate veggie curd dip for atleast 1 hour. The dip tastes great when chilled.
  2. Add 1 tsp chopped celery (ajmoda). This gives a lovely taste as celery is a bit bitter, salty  and has a good mouth feel to it.
  3. Use hung curds to make the dip. That makes the texture of the dip.

health benefits of veggie curd dip

  1. Veggie Curd Dip – a low calorie snack.
  2. Veggies and curd are low in calories and carbs, thus making it a perfect choice for weight watchers. 
  3. Curd also contribute calcium to strengthen bones. 
  4. You can make your choice between full fat curd and low fat curd depending on the fat allowed per day.
  5. The veggies like onions, celery and capsicum lend some fibre along with mouthfeel. 
  6. Healthy individuals, heart patients, diabetics, women with PCOS, pregnant women and lactating women can enjoy this dip. 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy21 cal
Protein0.8 g
Carbohydrates1.1 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat1.1 g
Cholesterol2.7 mg
Sodium3.5 mg

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Veggie Curd Dip
5
 on 28 May 16 06:27 PM


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5
 on 12 Jan 15 02:12 PM


Wow thanks for this wonderful reicpe. Most of the dips are high in calories and with lots of cheese and cream.. But this is something different. The hung curds with this crunchy veggies makes it a super duper dip. I cant stop having this, but more satisfaction is that it is healthy..