Masala Dahi Recipe (Spicy Yogurt Dip)
Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
Masala Dahi (Spicy Yogurt Dip) - A spicy side dish/condiment made from yogurt and Indian spices.
  • Yogurt (dahi): 1 1/2 cups
  • Oil: 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds (jeera): 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves (kadi patta): 4 leaves
  • Garlic : 2 tsp finely chopped
  • Coriander powder (dhaniya powder): 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder: 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida (hing): 1/4 tsp
  • Salt: 1 tsp or to taste
  • Sugar: 1/2 tsp (optional)
  1. Take the yogurt in a bowl. If using curd (dahi) then whisk it gently using whisker so that no lump remains.
  2. Add salt in the yogurt and mix well.
  3. Heat oil in a tadka pan and once hot add cumin seeds.
  4. Once the cumin seeds turn golden brown add asafoetida (hing).
  5. Add curry leaves (kadi patta) in the tadka.
  6. Once the curry leaves flutters add finely chopped garlic and saute for few seconds.
  7. Add the red chili powder and coriander powder in tadka and mix well.
  8. The spicy tadka (masala) is ready. Pour the tadka on yogurt and give a gentle whisk and mix well.
  9. Spicy delicious masala dahi is ready. Serve this masala dahi with jeera paratha or vegetable paratha or methi thepla.
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