Hung Curd is nothing but the curd is made to hang in a cloth, which helps in draining all the water and only the thick portion of the curd stays there, which can be used for variety of dishes. Most of them think this a very difficult process and buy packed ones, but this process is very easy. It consumes little time, when you are in need of hung curd you can prepare them the day before and store it in refrigerator. Let me share the recipe, also don’t forget to check out the video…
Curd / Yogurt – 1 cup
A small bowl
Making of Hung Curd / Hung Yougrt / Thick curd at home –
Spread the cloth over a bowl or shallow plate, pour the curd/yogurt over it, bring all the edges of the cloth together and squeeze out the water. Tie the cloth with the thread and hang it over or you can hang it in refrigerator by placing a bowl or a shallow plate below the cloth to avoid the water splitting. Hanging in refrigerator avoid the curd getting more sour in taste.
Lassi is one of the refreshing, cold beverage from India. There are certain fruits used as flavoring to enhance better taste for lassi. Summer is the season of Mangoes – the King of Fruits. Everyone including from kids till elderly people likes mangoes to the core. Mango Lassi is a yogurt-based drink blended with mango pulp for flavor with a sprinkle of cardamom. Lassi being one of the most familiar and perfect drink for hot hot summers.
Already I have shared Lassi during last summer and now for this summer thought of trying something new with lassi. This year I feel that I am getting roasted when I was cooking around 1 p.m for my lunch and I wanted to have something chill chill cool cool. Thought what to cook, when I saw my balcony garden found my beautifully grown mint leaves and thought of trying out a drink with mint leaves and really I am bored of Mojito. Here resulted my idea of Mint Lassi. A perfect coolant for Indian summer.
Mint Lassi was too delicious, the only thing I felt in this drink was I should add little more mint leaves for more flavor, but kids would love only this quantity of mint leaves. Let us move on to the recipe…