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2212 curd recipes

Last Updated : Jun 15,2019


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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This is one of the most delicious methods of cooking brinjal or Baingan. The achaaris masala is very popular in Punjabi cooking and contrary to popular belief does not use any actual achaar or pickle. It is a flavourful blend of carefully chosen spices and curds. The achaaris masala is truly represe ....
Here is how you can prepare the most authentic Chocolate Brownie with common ingredients! Just flour, curds, butter, cocoa and a few other everyday ingredients when worked the right way give rise to a fantastic treat that is perfect to serve with
This recipe shows you how to make a tangy variant of hummus that combines chick peas with sun-dried tomatoes, curds and other flavour enhancing ingredients. This unusual hummus tastes fabulous with crispy, deep-fried pita bread strips. Serve the Pita Sticks with Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus as a
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
What makes this Indian cottage cheese preparation very special is the use of two onion pastes. One is a mixture of cooked onions with cashews, which imparts a unique creaminess to the Paneer Pasanda; and the other is a brown onion paste, which imparts a very rich and intense flavour to it. Ideal to ....
Smooth and velvety in a vibrant red hue, this cupcake is sure to attract everyone’s attention and retain it too! A rich chocolaty cupcake, decorated with a glossy red coloured cream cheese frosting speckled with shiny stars and silver balls, this Red Velvet Cupcake is nothing short of a work of ....
Instant Jalebis, you would never have thought that jalebis can be made so easily! Born in the north only to become famous all over India, the intricate jalebis have a somewhat chewy texture with a crystallized, semi-fermented, sugary exterior coating, which contributes to the unique flavour of t ....
Succulent pieces of paneer marinated in a tantalizing tandoori masala grilled to perfection and served with pulao, a stuffed capsicum and tangy makhani gravy. If you like, serve some grilled onions with it too.
As the name suggests, this kadhi recipe hails from the bhatia community. It is a sweet and sour version made with cooked toovar dal water, curds and vegetables. This interesting combination of ingredients makes all the difference—be it in terms of taste or aroma. You can even add sliced potatoes to ....
This is an awesome Bhindi Masala Gravy that feels special, due to an interplay of method and ingredients. Sautéed bhindi is cooked with a flavour-packed tomato paste, a medley of spices and a dash of fresh cream. Herbs like coriander and fenugreek complement the tanginess of the tomatoes, bringi ....
Bulgur wheat proves to be a good breakfast food, as it provides an adequate amount of energy (calories) and protein. Since your body requires calcium, the addition of curds improves the calcium content of the recipe. These pancakes are ideal for your second trimester as they are rich in fibre and wi ....
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 ....
Jowar has a rustic and homely flavour, which you will start preferring over even wheat flour once you develop a taste for it. Here, we have reinforced the jowar flour with grated mooli, which gives a splendid flavour and aroma upon cooking. Not only that, the moisture from the mooli keeps the Mooli ....
Chaklis are an indispensable snack for the Diwali season! Not only are they ideal to accompany the sweets you share with friends and family, but they also come in handy when you want to have a quick snack with tea. Made of spiced rice flour bound by curds and butter to make a soft dough, chaklis are ....
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