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How to make curd at home
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How To Make Curd | Homemade Yogurt Recipe

A complete tutorial with video and process shots on how to make curd at home. Making perfectly set yogurt at home is very easy with this recipe
Prep Time8 hrs
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time8 hrs 20 mins
Course: how to, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, world
Servings: 1 litre
Calories: 590kcal


  • 1 litre whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thick curd may use up to 3 teaspoons


Boiling the milk to make curd

  • Take milk in a thick bottomed pot or vessel. Bring to a boil. Stir often to prevent burning
  • For thicker curd simmer the milk for 10 minutes once it boils.

How to make curd or yogurt

  • let the milk become lukewarm to touch.
  • Add the starter and mix very well. If using chilli stalks add now instead of starter.
  • Set undisturbed for 8-14 hours. once the curd is set refrigerate the curd for an hour for making it more creamy and thick. Serve as required.



1. Make sure the starter is fresh and thick.
2. Always ensure that the milk is lukewarm before adding starter.


Calories: 590kcal