The delicate, mild and milky flavor of yogurt goes well with lots of other ingredients used in Indian cooking. It is, as a result, a key part of numerous dishes. Here is a large collection of Indian yogurt-based recipes, ranging from drinks to sides and salads and main-course dishes.
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This recipe was given to me by my Mother-in-law who in turn got it, as a new bride, from my Father-in-law's Kakima (aunt)! As you can see, it has been tried and tested. Serve Doi Maach with piping hot, plain boiled rice.
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A thick, creamy North-Indian curry best eaten with rice and a green salad.
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Unlike the Kadhi made in North India, this dish does not include Pakodis (gram flour fritters) and turmeric. This dish must be eaten as it is made because reheating will cause the yogurt in it to curdle.
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Dahi Baingan can be eaten by itself, with plain, fragrant boiled rice and even with Chapatis.
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Curd Rice is truly comfort food! Of South Indian origin, it tastes great with just a pickle or chutney and also with a daal (lentils) or meat dish.
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Avocado Raita is the Indian version of guacamole and tastes yummy with just about anything you serve it with. Turn up the heat by adding more red chili powder and chopped green chilies!
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Mishti Doi is synonymous with Bengal in East India. The Bengalis are famous for their sweet preparations and Mishti Doi is among their most well-known desserts. Mishti Doi tastes great but is amazingly simple to make!