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How to make curd from milk




  1. Fresh Milk 2 cups
  2. 2 spoons of yoghurt
  1. Boil the milk (This kills any undesirable bacteria).
  2. Cool the milk to about 45 degrees celcious.
  3. Add the 2 spoons of cultured yoghurt.
  4. let the milk ferment for 4 to 7 hours.
  5. Store the curd in a cool place to keep it fresh.
  6. Serve with food or make a tasty lassi.


  1. Curd is also known as yoghurt/ yogurt/ yogourt/ yoghourt.
  2. Yoghurt is nutritionally rich in protein, calcium, riboflavin, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12.
  3.  It has nutritional benefits beyond those of milk.
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Raita / Dahi / Yogurt


  1. 2 Cups yogurt
  2. Carrots Grated
  3. Diced Capsicum
  4. Grated cucumber
  5. Dhania/coriander
  6. Roasted and Grounded Jeera
  7. Salt to Taste
  8. Red Chilly Powder
  9. Garlic Paste

Optional: Vegetables can be optional


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a dish.
  2. Serve with food.


  • Squeez out the liquid from grated carrot and cucumber, this will help this dish to be preserved a little longer.
  • Jeera can  be Roasted  by Putting Jeera in a pan and heating over low flame. It should be stirred continuously otherwise it may burn on some seeds. When it is crispy, remove it from heat and pound it.
  • Jeera is also known as cumin seeds.
  • This can also be used as a dip when munching on biscuits or something crispy.

Compiled by: Reshmi and Ashika

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