These Amazing Benefits Of Curd Will Make You Eat Some Right Now!
Curd or popularly called Dahi is a staple in the Indian kitchens. It adds flavour to your meal, works as a perfect marinade, can present itself as the best drink (buttermilk) during hot summers and can do a whole host of other things.
But curd is more than a natural flavouring agent. Benefits of curd are plentiful. Our parents and grandparents have always insisted on having a bowl of curd every day and they knew its benefits too.
What is curd?
Curd or Dahi is a dairy product. It is a fermented product which can be found all over the world. For making the curd, you need to add bacteria to the milk. The Lactobacillus bacteria help in thickening of the milk and give it a sour taste.
The process of fermentation helps in retaining the nutrients of the milk for a longer time.
Uses of Dahi/ curd
Eating curd is good for your mind and body. It is a versatile food item that can be used in various ways. You can eat it directly as plain curd or can add it to different dishes.
When you want to cool your stomach, you can drink sweet or salty drink made using curd – lassi or buttermilk.
And if you are a skin/hair care freak, you will simply love curd. Various minerals present in curd make it ideal for beauty care. You can prepare different beauty care products using curd which can be used on your skin or hair.