5 Tasty and Cooling Curd-Based Recipes

5 tasty and cooling curd-based recipes

5 Tasty and Cooling Curd-Based Recipes

June 15, 2022, 1:09 PM
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These curd-based recipes are easy to make and perfect for the hot, humid weather.

Dahi or curd is a staple in Indian households especially during summers as it aids in digestion and cools your stomach.

Loaded with B vitamins, minerals, protein, calcium, riboflavin and magnesium, curd boosts your immunity, helps you lose weight and strengthens your bones.

Here are five delicious curd-based recipes you must try this summer to satisfy your soul and stomach.

Dahi bhindi, a popular Hyderabadi dish, is made in a spicy curd based gravy.

Fry some lady fingers in oil. Add onions, salt, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and red chili powder and mix well.

Add cottage cheese and mix again.

Fry mustard seeds, curry leaves, urad dal and green chillies and pour this tadka over the curry and mix well.

Serve hot with steamed rice.

Potatoes cooked in curd or dahi aloo is a perfect gravy dish to enjoy with steamed rice.

Saute cumin seeds and asafoetida water in ghee.

Add ginger, mashed tomato, garam masala, salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chili powder and mix well.

Add green chillies and boiled potatoes and mix.

Add water and curd and stir well. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

Mix besan, potatoes, ginger, red chili powder, green chilies, onions, baking soda and water.

Bake the batter and set aside.

Fry curry leaves, red peppers and fenugreek seeds in oil. Add garlic, onions, asafoetida, red chili powder and turmeric powder and mix.

Mix besan, curd and water, add to curry and cook. Add the pakodas and cook again.

Garnish with coriander. Enjoying!

One of the most popular South Indian dishes, curd rice helps cool your body in the summer.

Cook rice under pressure with water. Mash the rice, add the curds and mix well.

Fry mustard seeds, curry leaves, urad dal, ginger, chana dal, asafoetida, green chillies and red chillies in some oil.

Add this tempering over rice and mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

Beat some thick fresh curds. Add chicken pieces, salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, ginger-garlic paste and garam masala and mix well.

Keep it for 25-30 minutes. Saute green chillies in ghee. Add onions and tomatoes and cook well. Add the marinated chicken pieces and cook well until the pieces become soft.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with some steamed rice.

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