Yogurt is more commonly known as curds in India. In Hindi we call it दही (dahi). It is one of the best sources of calcium for vegetarians. It is also rich in protein.
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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.
Yogurt dishes are very suitable for hot Indian climate and go very well with hot curries.
What is 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.
How to make Curd/Yogurt?
This is an easy to follow recipe to make curd/yogurt at home!!