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How to make Dahi or Curd at home – Thick curd recipe

How to make Dahi or Curd at home – Thick curd recipe

Making curd at home is super simple and easy task. This curd recipe is prepared with starter curd and also you can use the homemade starter curd as well. Curd tastes super tasty and delicious when prepared with home. Summers are the best time to have curd. For an Indian, no meal is complete without curd. Curd is one of the basic essential in an Indian kitchen.

It is a very good and natural food which is very good for health. With this recipe you will get really thick, creamy and rich curd. You can use this rich and creamy homemade curd as an accompaniment to your meals. Making curd is very easy. Just follow this simple and quick recipe of making curd at your home with step-by-step pictures and instructions.

Directions

Making:

Take the milk in a vessel and put it on flame. Let it simmer. To make curd, milk should be lukewarm.

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Once the milk turns lukewarm, pour it in a casserole. Drop the curd into the milk. No need to mix the curd into the milk.

homemade curd recipe
Cover and keep the casserole aside for 5-6 hours to make curd. After 6 hours, remove the lid. Curd of thick consistency is now ready.

homemade curd recipeServing:

Serve this creamy and luscious fresh curd as it is or prepare raita, dahi vada or any other dish with it. Keep the remaining curd in refrigerator it won’t turn sour quickly. It will remain good for 2-3 days and if it turns sour then prepare kadhi, aloo ka rassa, arbi ka rassa or anything you desire.

Suggestions:

  • When we make curd with lemon etc, it doesn’t taste good. But when we use this curd to make other curd, then that the next curd tastes great. So it’s a good idea to buy the curd from dairy to make curd.
  • Boil the milk. If the milk is not boiled (200º F) properly, it won’t make good curd. In winters put the boiled milk in the casserole. In summers you can use any utensil. Test the milk’s temperature you’re your finger. It should be cool enough to let you comfortably immerse your finger into it.

How to make Dahi or Curd at home - Thick curd recipe homemade dahi recipe
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Recipe type: Miscellaneous
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Full cream milk – 500 grams
  • Curd – 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Take the milk in a vessel and put it on flame. Let it simmer. To make curd, milk should be lukewarm.
  2. Once the milk turns lukewarm, pour it in a casserole. Drop the curd into the milk. No need to mix the curd into the milk. Cover and keep the casserole aside for 5-6 hours to make curd. After 6 hours, remove the lid. Curd of thick consistency is now ready.
  3. Serve this creamy and luscious fresh curd as it is or prepare raita, dahi vada or any other dish with it. Keep the remaining curd in refrigerator it won’t turn sour quickly. It will remain good for 2-3 days and if it turns sour then prepare kadhi, aloo ka rassa, arbi ka rassa or anything you desire.