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Hung Curd Recipe: How To Make Hung Curd At Home

Posted By: Sowmya Subramanian
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Hung curd, also known as chakka, is made by just straining the whey from the curd to make it into a thick consistency. Since it is rich in proteins and has a low fat content, it can be used as a substitute for cheese and cream.

Chakka, as it is popularly known in Maharashtra, is the main ingredient for making Srikhand and Amarkhand. Hung curd recipe can easily be made at home and can be added to any dish to get a creamy texture. It is also used for marination of paneer or chicken while preparing tikkas.

Hung yoghurt is delicious yet a healthy option for weight-watchers and can be used in dips and spreads instead of mayonnaise. Let us now see a step by step procedure, along with the images, and video of how to prepare the hung curd recipe.

Hung Curd Recipe Video

HUNG CURD RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE HUNG CURD AT HOME | HUNG DAHI VIDEO RECIPE | HOME MADE CHAKKA
Hung Curd Recipe | How To Make Hung Curd At Home | Hung Dahi Video Recipe | Homemade Chakka
Prep Time
8 Hours
Cook Time
-
Total Time
8 Hours

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Condiments

Serves: 1 bowl

Ingredients
  • Thick Curd - 500 g
Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Take an empty bowl and place the strainer on top.
  • 2. Double a kitchen cloth and put it on the strainer.
  • 3. Pour the curd in the cloth, hold up the ends of the cloth and squeeze it gently.
  • 4. Once the water starts draining, keep it back on the strainer and refrigerate this for 6-8 hours.
Instructions
  • 1. A muslin cloth can be used instead of a kitchen cloth.
  • 2. It is refrigerated, so that the hung curd does not turn sour.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 small bowl
  • Calories - 89
  • Fat - 0.6 g
  • Proteins - 15.0 g
  • Carbohydrates - 5.4 g
  • Fibre - 0.0 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE HUNG CURD

1. Take an empty bowl and place the strainer on top.

2. Double a kitchen cloth and put it on the strainer.

3. Pour the curd in the cloth, hold up the ends of the cloth and squeeze it gently.

4. Once the water starts draining, keep it back on the strainer and refrigerate this for 6-8 hours.

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