How To Make Yogurt

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…Greek yogurt, and they don’t work. I think because store bought yogurt has many artificial additives. Store bought yogurt is more firm because of the pectin. Yogurt can be made using 1%, 2% or full milk and full milk yogurt will have more body to it. There are two ways to make yogurt creamier. 1) With 3 cups of milk use 1 cup of half & half milk OR 2) boil the full milk for about 5 minutes longer to reduce the milk in volume to give more creamy te…

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Salted Mint Lassi (Salted Yogurt Drink)

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…ishing ½ cup of ice cubes Method Blend mint leaves with two tablespoons of yogurt to make a paste. Add yogurt, ginger juice, salt, black salt, and one cup of water. Blend just enough to make the drink smooth; don’t over-blend as it will froth. Pour it over ice cubes and garnish with roasted cumin seed powder and mint leave. Lassi can be made one day in advance and refrigerated. *Note: Making Ginger juice: shred the ginger using a fine grater or ze…

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Yogurt Chutney

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Yogurt Chutney Yogurt Chutney Yogurt Chutney is great paired with dosas and pudas. It is a great and less time-consuming variation from the more commonly used chutneys, such as coconut chutney. No ratings yet Print Recipe Pin Recipe Course Chutney, Side Dish Cuisine Indian Ingredients    ¼ cup chana dal 1 tsp oil ⅛ tsp asafetida hing 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp black mustard seeds 4 whole red chilies adjust to taste ¼ tsp fenugreek seeds mathi dana ½…

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Cauliflower with Yogurt Gravy

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…n chili, turmeric, red chili powder, stir fry for about one minute and add yogurt mix it well and cook for two minutes stirring continuously. Add water and salt bring it to boil, add cauliflower cook 15-18 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cauliflower should be tender and the gravy should be thick. Adjust the thickness of the gravy to taste. Turn off the heat, add cilantro and garam masala and cover the pan for a minute. Cauliflower with yogurt grav…

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Shrikhand – Sweet Flavorful Yogurt

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…ner to collect the excess water. Next gently squeeze the excess water from yogurt. Make sure not to squeeze out the yogurt. Move the yogurt with strainer and bowl into the refrigerator for at least six hours to drain excess water. Yogurt will become thick in consistency. Dissolve the saffron in warm milk. Milk will take on the saffron color, yellowish orange. Add sugar, cardamom powder, and saffron milk to yogurt and beat well till sugar dissolves…

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Vegetable Raita (Yogurt)

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…seed roasted Pinch of paprika ½ tsp sugar if needed Instructions   Mix the yogurt well. If yogurt is thick like pudding add milk as needed to make the consistency of a yogurt drink. Add salt, chopped dill, black pepper, roasted cumin seed and paprika. Add sugar if yogurt is sour. Add chopped cucumber, tomatoes, and yellow bell pepper. Notes Variations Replace dill with chopped mint or cilantro. Vegetables can be adjusted to taste. Tips Dry roast t…

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Dahi Bhindi (Okra with Yogurt Gravy)

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…oma, and is golden brown in color. Besan gives the thickness to gravy. Add yogurt, turmeric, chili powder and coriander powder. Mix it well. And cook until the spice mix come together, and you should be able to see the oil leaving the sides of spice mix. This should take about 2-3 minutes. Spice mix is ready add about 1/2 cup of water and salt, bring it to boil. Add okra and let it cook for 3-4 minutes, on low heat. Suggestions You can make so man…

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Potato Curry with Yogurt Gravy

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…eeds jeera 1/8 tsp asafetida hing 2 tsp besan gram flour 1 bay leaf 4 tbsp yogurt dani, curd 1 tsp grated ginger 1 tsp green chili finely chopped 1 tbsp doriander powder dhania 1/2 tsp turmeric haldi 1/2 tsp peprika 1/4 cup cilantro finely chopped hara dhania 1-1/2 cup water use as needed Instructions   Boil the potatoes until they are tender. Peel and cut them in bite size pieces. Mix the yogurt, ginger, green chilies, turmeric powder, coriander…

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Kidney Beans Salad with Minty Yogurt Dressing

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…gurt should not have extra water; else the salad will go runny. Instead of yogurt, you can make a simple cream/sour cream dressing as well but that adds to the calorie count too! You can use sprouted moong, moth instead of kidney beans but it tastes great with kidney beans; you will have to take my word for that. You can use dried herbs as well like oregano, parsley or herb mixture of your choice. Options are endless! Serving Options: Serve it as…

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Dahi Baingan sautéed Eggplant with Yogurt

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…fennel seeds, and turmeric. Stir gently all the pieces of eggplants should be coated with spice mix. Add yogurt stir gently and let it cook for 2-3 minutes. Notes: Adding the besan to the yogurt is essential as it prevents curdling the yogurt. Also give the thickness to the gravy. Today I will be serving dahi baingan with plain paratha….

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Yogurt Rice (Curd Rice, Mosaranna)

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…rature, add the yogurt and mix it well. Adding the yogurt to hot rice will make yogurt sour and watery. Next add cucumber, carrot and ginger and mix. Prepare the seasoning: In a small sauce pan heat the oil over medium high heat. Add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds as seeds crack add red pepper, green chili, curry leaves and cilantro stir for about a minute. As you will add curry leaves oil will splatter, so be careful. Turn off the heat and mix…

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Lauki ka Raita – Bottle Gourd with Yogurt

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…ns cilantro finely chopped (hara dhania) 1/2 teaspoon salt Method Whip the yogurt and add the milk as needed to make the consistency of pancake batter, set aside. Heat the oil in a saucepan on medium high heat. Add the cumin seeds and asafetida. After the cumin seeds crack, add red chilies. Stir-fry a few seconds. Add lauki, ginger, green chilies, cilantro and stir-fry until most of the water has evaporated and lauki is tender. This should take ab…

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Yogurt Sandwich

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…er lined with muslin or cheese cloth. Gently squeeze excess water from the yogurt. Make sure not to squeeze out the yogurt, and leave it at least 4 hours or more. Before removing the yogurt from muslin cloth squeeze one more time. The yogurt will become thick in consistency, this is known hung yogurt, and this should make about half cup. Add all the ingredients for filling with yogurt and mix it well. Spread the mix over two slices of bread and co…

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Orange-Yogurt Mousse

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…’t start to solidify. Add the agar agar powder-orange juice mixture to the yogurt mixture and mix well. Lightly fold in the yogurt mixture into the whipped cream with a spatula. Pour the mousse mixture over the cooled ginger snaps layer and place it in refrigerator for at least 4 hours. For Sauce Pour the heavy cream into a saucepan and bring to boil. Reduce heat, add orange zest and let it simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let it steep f…

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Make Perfect Chapati, Roti

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…dough is soft but not sticking to your fingers. If the dough is right, it makes rolling the Chapati easy and makes it so that they will be soft. Dough should be well kneaded for about 2 minutes. After that, let it rest for 10 minutes and knead the dough again before making the Chapati. Press the dough with your fingertip, and the dent that your fingers make should almost bounce back. If this doesn’t happen, it means that the dough is too hard, an…

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