How To Make Homemade Yogurt (Curd)

Curd or yogurt is a staple food that is used by most Indian households. We use it as a meal accompaniment, or use it as an ingredient in making many recipes. Yogurt is used in drinks like Mango Lassi Recipe or Pineapple Banana & Oat Smoothie Recipe. It is also used in curries like Doddapatre Tambuli RecipePunjabi Style Boondi Kadhi RecipeDahi Bhindi Recipe  You can use yogurt in various recipes or have it  along with either salt, black salt, or sugar.

Yogurt is a healthy food for kids and adults alike since it keeps the digestion on track and is a probiotic natural food because of lactobacillus bacteria. The curd has calcium in a more soluble and absorbable form than in milk. This makes it a healthy option to use it as a snack, side dish or as an ingredient in our foods.

Serve Homemade Yogurt (Curd) with a lunch meal of Mixed Vegetable SambarSteamed Rice and Pisarna Manga.

Homemade Yogurt (Curd) can also be used in 

  1. Dahi Ke Kebab (Yogurt/Curd Fritters – Non Fried)
  2. Stuffed Dahi Vada Recipe
  3. Thalicha Thayir Sadam Recipe (Spicy Seasoned Curd Rice)
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Bread Toast Recipe

Bread toasts, milk and fruits can be one of the most easiest recipes to whip up in the early morning for breakfast. Simple bread toast recipe made with a dollop of butter, can be used for open toast recipes or sandwich recipes. You can also make a filling of fresh chopped seasonal fruits and Fresh Strawberry Jam Recipe (Strawberry Preserve) or salad vegetables with a spread like Cashew Mayonnaise. The cooking time does not differ much with the type of bread we use for sandwich, unless the slices are too thick or thin. Remember to gently toast each slice on low-medium heat and to flip at the correct stage of toasting.

Serve the Bread Toast Recipe drizzled with honey, maple syrup, chocolate syrup, or made into delicious sandwiches like Chilli Cheese Toast RecipeSpicy Mushroom And Spring Onion Toast Recipe, preferably with a glass of milk or smoothie.

Bread Toast Recipe can be made into recipes like –

  1. Chilli Cheese Toast Recipe (Breakfast Bread Pizza)
  2. Spicy Mushroom And Spring Onion Toast Recipe
  3. Broccoli Pesto Open Toast Recipe
  4. Scrambled Paneer Sandwich Recipe
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Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe

A very special dish to most of the people in India. Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe becomes the heart of the feast during Eid festival. Biryani is very essential to all the muslim community, there are two different ways the biryani can be made, one of the famous method is the dum cooked biryani. In this, the biryani rice is parboiled before and the meat is well marinated in advance with all the spices and yogurt and cooked. A huge “Handi” or a vessel is used to cook the biryani , the cooked meat gravy is layered first and then the parboiled rice is added with lots of caramelized onions and saffron milk over it.

Use a heavy bottomed pan to assemble the mutton biryani in. The vessel which the Mutton Biryani is cooked in is sealed with a lid and the lid is held in place with some wheat dough. This prevents any steam from escaping in the vessels and hence all the flavours and aromas are trapped well inside. 

Serve the Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe is serve along with boondi raita, cucumber and onion raita or mirch ka salan and Traditional Shahi Tukda Recipe – Hyderabadi Double Ka Meetha for a weekend meal or party.

If you are looking for more Biryani Recipe here are some :

  1.  Peppery Mushroom Biryani Recipe
  2. Arabian Chicken Mandi Recipe
  3. Awadhi Style Chickpea Kofta Biryani Recipe
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Sabudana Khichdi Recipe-Savory Tapioca Pearl Breakfast Pudding

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe is a simple to cook and delicious to eat recipe. It is healthy and widely used as fasting food in many Indian homes. The recipe is extremely low in fat and full of starch or carbohydrates and hence is a great food for a quick boost of energy. Although it is often served in India for breaking fasts during religious festivals, it is just as delicious for a non-fasting meal. There are different varieties of tapioca available in the market; some that are translucent and there are some that are white in colour. Either one of them can be used for making this dish. The cooking time of the Sabudana varies according to the type of sabudana that you use.

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Serve the Sabudana Khichdi Recipe along with Nellikai Pachadi Recipe (Amla/ Gooseberry Raita) to enjoy your meal.

If you are looking for more Khichdi recipes here are some : 

  1. Gehun Ki Bikaneri Khichdi Recipe (Wheat Kernel And Moong Dal Khichdi)
  2. Khichdi With Fresh Spices Recipe
  3. Green Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe
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