Homemade yoghurt |how to make curd or dahi or yoghurt |homemade curd recipe(step by step)

Homemade yoghurtHomemade yoghurt:

Homemade yoghurt is one of the most important ingredients of Asian cooking. Yoghurt is commonly known as dahi or curd in India. It is a healthy dairy product created by bacterial fermentation of milk using ‘yoghurt cultures’, which is easy to make.

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home made dahi
yoghurt |how to make curd or dahi or yoghurt
Prep Time
10 mins
resting time
5 hrs
Total Time
10 mins
 
Main Ingredient: yoghurt and milk 

Level of cooking: Easy

Recipe Type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2 bowl
Calories Amount per serving: 185 kcal
Author: spicy veg recipes
Ingredients
  • 500 ml milk
  • 1 tablespoon yoghurt
Instructions
  1. Boil the milk in a pan over medium flame
  2. Allow the milk to cool down.
  3. Add a tablespoon of yoghurt to the milk and stir well.
  4. Cover it and place the bowl in warm place.
  5. Allow it to set for 4-6 hours depending on the climate.
  6. Once the curd is ready, then refrigerate and use it use as required.
Recipe Notes
  • To get thick curd, simmer the milk for 10-15 minutes over low flame.
  • Keep stirring else the milk will get burnt and smell bad.
  • Don’t add yoghurt to hot milk, it will curdle the milk.
  • During The cold climate, place inside a cupboard or closed oven to set.
  • The milk must be warm.[br]You could use any quantity of milk you want to make the curd.

Homemade curd or dahi or curd recipe (step by step with Photo)

yoghurtBoil the milk in a pan over the low-medium flame
Allow the milk to cool down.

yoghurt/curd/dahiAdd a tablespoon of yoghurt to the milk and stir well.
Cover it and place the bowl in warm place.
Allow it to set for 4-6 hours depending on the climate.

*If you are planning to use a curd culture that has come down to room temperature, then Allow the milk to cool down to lukewarm temperature.
*If you are using the curd culture directly from the fridge, then the temperature of milk must be mildly warmer than the Luke warm.

yoghurt/dahi/curd
Once the curd is ready, then refrigerate and use it use as required.

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