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2214 curd recipes

Last Updated : May 16,2019


दही रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (curd recipes in Hindi)
દહીં રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (curd recipes in Gujarati)

curd recipes | 2205 curd indian recipes | 

curd recipe collection. indian curd recipes. Curd or dahi is an everyday Indian food. Sometimes, it is used to make raita, curd rice and other recipes, or it is just enjoyed plain. In whichever form it is consumed, it is one of the favorite foods of people across the country.

While we know our dahi by the name of curd, people in other parts of the world usually call it yogurt. Curd has many health benefits from weight loss to being low in carbohydrates. 

Curds Recipes, Raitas

Palak RaitaPalak Raita

Rice preparations like Biryani and Pulao are incomplete without Raitas. Raita is a side-dish (Indian accompaniment) made using curd, vegetables or fruits or a combination of both, spices like cumin seeds powder and chilli powder. You can even enhance the flavor with the addition of finely chopped green chillies or coriander. There are basically two types of raita, sweet and savory. Raita recipes like the mango raita, pineapple raita are sweetened using powdered sugar. Palak raita, Boondi raitaTomato raita, Phudina raita are some of the famous raitas in India.

Curd Recipes Indian

KadhiKadhi

Kadhi is inseparable from the Gujarati cuisine. It is basically a wonderful sweet and spicy curd mixture thickened with gram flour. It is tempered with aromatic ingredients like cumin seeds, curry leaves, asafetida. In fact, the simple kadhi can be enhanced with the addition of pakoda, sprouts or any vegetables. Make varieties of Bhatia Kadhi, Punjabi Pakoda Kadhi, Dapka kadhi, Mooli Ke Patte Ki Kadhi from across all the communities and relish them with rice or khichdi.  Peanut Kadhi is a Faral recipe had during Janmashtami. You can find many kadhi recipes using curd below.

Recipes using curds in Chaats

Aloo Chaat
Aloo Chaat

Chaats are delectable snacks made with a myriad of ingredients ranging from vegetables, chutneys, crispy snacks like sev, paapdi and puri and tongue-tickling spice powders like cumin seeds powder, chili powder, black salt. You can even perk up simple chaats wit hthe addition of dahi to make popular Mumbai Chaat recipes like Dahi Batata PuriPapadi Chaat and Aloo Chaat. For a healthy office snack, try the Healthy Moong Chaat. We have lots of exciting chaat recipes using curds below. 

Seven steps to make the perfect curd

CurdCurd

1. Curd is made by adding a sample of curd (also known as curd culture, curd bacteria, lactic acid bacteria, etc.) to warm milk, and allowing the mixture to ferment in a closed container in a warm place till it sets firmly. In summer, it sets in around 5 hours; but in winter it takes longer, any time between 8 to 15 hours!

2. Curd sets faster when kept overnight in a warm place in a steel container.

3. At times, a pinch of sugar can be added to the milk before fermenting it, to make sure the resulting curd is not too sour.

4. Always cover the cultured milk with a lid, for it to set properly.

5. When adding the curd culture to the milk, make sure the milk is warm. If it is too cold, it will not set. If it is too hot, it will either curdle immediately or give you watery curds.

6. Use a whisk to combine the small curd sample with the milk, so that the sample disperses well and gives you a good thick curd.

7. The readymade ‘set curds’ available in India are often not useful as cultures to make homemade curd. So if you need a sample to make curds, try to buy natural curd from a local dairy or get a homemade sample from a friend.

 

Know more about recipes using curds

Curd is used widely across the world. It is relished just plain, enjoyed with toppings, made into a raita or used in other recipes. Creamy hung curd is also used to make delicious mithai like Shrikand. Many people also enjoy having a glass of plain or spiced buttermilk with their lunch. It is refreshing, cools the body and aids in digestion. 

1. Curds can be made with full-fat milk  or with cow’s milk. 

2. Some recipes like raita and buttermilk require fresh curds, while others like dhokla, handvo, kadhi, etc., require sour curds. 


3. Some recipes like Shrikand and sandwich spreads require hung curds. This is basically curd that is placed in a muslin cloth and hung from a hook or rod for at least one hour to drain the water completely. The resulting hung curd is really creamy and thick.

Shrikhand
Shrikhand

14 ways to have recipes using curds, yoghurt

  Curd is used to make several tasty dishes like:
1. Raitas
2. Kadhis
3. Chaats
4. Rice
5. Sandwiches
6. Dips
7. Tandoor items
8. Curries
9. Rava Idli
10. Dhoklas
11. Handvo
12. Buttermilk
13. Cakes
14. Desserts

Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cake Using CurdsEggless Vanilla Sponge Cake Using Curds

The most popular South Indian curd recipe, Curd Rice is a great comfort food. 

Enjoy our curd indian recipes collection belowYou may find our whisked curd recipes and article on hung curds recipes useful. 


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Paneer also known as cottage cheese is used in a variety of dishes world over. It forms a part of salads, main course dishes and even desserts in the form of cream cheese. Known as the Indian cheese, paneer is one of the most versatile ingredients available for ....
A quick and easy batter of semolina and curds fortified with colourful and crunchy veggies, yields mouth-watering appe that’ll appeal to young and old alike. The Instant Rava Appe is a scrumptious South Indian snack, which can be enjoyed with
Pancakes can be made from a variety of different flours. Add cucumber, onions, curds and green chillies to otherwise bland jowar flour to create soft and tasty pancakes. Pair them with fresh green chutney for a great breakfast!
Juicy green peas and chunky paneer are coated with a peppy mix of veggies and spice powders to make a tongue-tickling treat! A flavourful marinade of assorted spice powders and dried fenugreek leaves makes the succulent cubes of paneer quite exciting to bite into, while a readily-available Jain toma ....
My earliest memories of Chole Bhature is of the one I ate at a popular eatery in Mumbai Known as "Cream Centre". On enquiring, I was told that the chick peas and spices were simmered together for hours resulting in a dish that a large number of Mumbaites relish even today! My version of chole i ....
Bread loaves, although of western origin, have been ably used by Indians in many indigenous preparations including bhajias and upma. Here is another such exciting desi creation with bread. Cubes of bread coated with a tangy curd masala are seasoned and sautéed till brown and crisp. You will enjoy ev ....
An eye-catching rich, dark chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream makes a great party dessert .
Chilla, the Indian pancake, is so versatile that you can add any combination of ingredients to the basic besan batter to come up with something new that tastes different! This Lauki Chilla is one such version that you will definitely fall in love with. With the ....
This mouth-watering khichdi makes a complete meal with just a cup of curds and a papad because it is so self-contained in terms of flavours. From garlicky and tangy to mildly spicy, this delicious Palak Khichdi has everything you would love to have in a one-dish meal .With greens, rice and dal, it i ....
No time to prepare khichdi and kadhi? Here is a delicious recipe that combines the goodness of both in one bowl. Made with rice, yellow moong dal and curds, along with everyday spices, the Dahiwali Moong Dal Khichdi has the lingering flavour of curds and an inherent simplicity and lightness that mak ....
Kadhi is a traditional Gujarati preparation of a wonderful sweet and spicy curd mixture thickened with gram flour, which can be enhanced in many ways using other ingredients like pakoras and koftas. Remember never to boil the kadhi on a high flame as ....
There is something very homely about this Paneer Masoor Paratha. Perhaps it is the satisfying, One Dish Meals feel, or the use of traditional ingredients which makes it seem so. In this lovely dish, wholesome whole wheat flour parathas are stuf ....
Not all children eat vegetables easily, and moms are always at a loss of ways to hide this nutritious food group into the child’s meals! Vegetable Parathas are a delicious way to do this. Your baby will enjoy the mild, soothing flavour derived from apt spice powders, and the easily chewable te ....
The Burrito Bowl sounds elaborate, but the fact is that it is not too time-consuming. Moreover, it is a satiating one-dish meal, which is completely worth the effort. Here, rice is boosted with colourful veggies, ketchup and appropriate seasonings; layered with refried beans, sour cream and unco ....
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