Yogurt Preparations

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Yogurt is more commonly known as curd/curds in India. In Hindi we call it दही (dahi). Yogurt is one of the best sources of calcium for vegetarians. Yogurt is also rich in protein and Vitamin B.

Yogurt is an excellent source of probiotic bacteria, which supports immunity and digestive heath. Yogurt has good bacteria that can be helpful to your digestive tract.Yogurt is made by natural bacterial fermentation of milk. In this process the lactose of milk converts into lactic acid and this makes yogurt more easily digestible than milk.

Greek Yogurt- Greek yogurt is made by straining out liquid whey from the yogurt, leaving behind a thick yogurt. In simple words Greek yogurt is a thick and creamy yogurt which can be easily made a t home.

Raita- Raita is a yogurt based Indian dish. It is a coolant and can be a combination of herbs, fruits or vegetables mixed in beaten yogurt. It is generally served as an accompaniment to the spicy main dishes.

Cold yogurt dishes are very suitable for hot Indian climate and go very well with hot curries. There is a wide range of cooked delicacies made with fresh or sour yogurt. It is also used in chutneys, bread making, sweets, rice delicacies, beans and so on......

How to make Dahi/Curd/Yogurt at home-

Some Raita Recipes

Some Other Yogurt Recipes

Yogurt/ curd based drinks

Some hot and savory dishes made with yogurt/ curd

Chutneys with yogurt