Spicy Hung Curd Dip

There are times when I get very hung up on certain dishes and ingredients and keep repeating them so often that the husband and daughter finally do an intervention only for me to get obsessed over the next dish. Now it is the hung cure time. I keep straining the curd in the cheesecloth and then hunt around for a recipe to use it up.

And is it not the perfect time to be hung up on hung curd when I have a ‘Condiments’ theme for the Blogging Marathon this week. This is a quick dip that only needs few basic ingredients always available at home and a blender. This dip works with chips as well as vegetables and is a nice one to have handy for guests.

Recipe adapted from here

WHAT WE NEED

1/4 cup Hung curds

2 Tomatoes, medium

1/2 tsp Curry powder

Pinch of Red chilly powder

Salt

WHAT TO DO

  • Chop the tomatoes roughly
  • Add it along with all the ingredients to a blender jar
  • Blend it to a smooth consistency
  • Enjoy with carrots or chips!

NOTES

  1. To make hung curd, add some regular homemade or store bought curds to a cheesecloth or kitchen towel. Tie the cloth and hang it over a vessel. The end of the cloth should not touch the bottom of the vessel to ensure the whey doesn’t go back into the curds. Keep it in the fridge for 24 hours and hung curd is ready for use

This is my post for the Blogging Marathon for the theme, ‘Condiments’.

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15 Comments Add yours

  1. Srivalli Jetti says:

    There was a time when I also used to hung up curds like a hung up maniac..luckily I got over that phase..anyway having a choice to work with hung curds is a great thing. I love this one, should surely taste so good. Did the raw tomato make the dip taste uncooked? and you are so English when you say curry powder, what curry powder is this girl?

    1. Sowmya:) says:

      No Valli, the raw taste of the tomatoes was not strong and did not impact the dish. My friend gifted me a pack of curry powder which I am trying to finish….hence the ‘Peter’ language 😉

  2. Annapurnaz says:

    You are tempting me at the middle of night with those chips and your lip smacking hung curd dip

  3. Nalini says:

    Excellent dip with hung curd.Looks healthy and delicious..

  4. That dip with tomatoes look so good. I love the hung curd texture. Not too creamy and yet creamy enough to pass my kid’s taste buds. Curry powder is an interesting addition to the dip.

  5. Priya Suresh says:

    What a fantabulous dip there, and adding tomatoes sounds simply incredible. Dunno y i never tried my hands in making hung curd dips or sauce, its time to give a try.

  6. I love the word play in your blog posts and I can keep reading it for the whole day Sowmya. Love the dip with tomatoes and hung curd. I am a great fan of creamy hung curd, so it is time to try this version of the dip..

  7. Very interesting dip with curd and tomatoes . I have always used herbs or cucumbers , new one for me ! A must try .

  8. I love adding chopped tomatoes to my raita but adding them in the hung curd is a nice idea. This dip is calcium and protein packed too.

  9. Renu Agrawal Dongre says:

    Tomatoes and hung curd goes well, and this dip looks like a great idea to go along with chips

  10. A super easy dip to make. So now you got me craving for it with a bag of chips! Next time add a bit of the Amul or any cheese spread you get to it… tastes awesome.

    1. Sowmya:) says:

      Thanks for the tip Mayuri…will try it next time round

  11. harini says:

    I love curd based dips as my kids will eat so many things with it 🙂

  12. i dont really go for yogurt based dips too much but with the flavorings – might just try it!

  13. simplytadka2 says:

    Wow.. so flavorful and love the addition of curry powder… with yogurt based dip.

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