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curd gravy is a good substitute for tomato gravy in some dishes like gatte ke sabje, dahi ke aaloo, dahi ke arvi and so many other dishes not only veg in-fact in nonveg dishes also
this gravy is widely used and appreciated ...

curd gravy-1(without onion)

Fresh Curd - 1 cup
Red Chilli Powder -1 teaspoon
Dhania / CorrianderPowder - 1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric Powder -1/4 teaspoon
Asafoetida - 2-3pinches

Salt - to taste
Mustard Seeds - 1/2teaspoon
Cumin Seeds - 1/2teaspoon
basen/maida -1 tsp
green chilli-3
dry red chilli-2
ginger-1inch piece
oil -2 tsp
coriander leaves-2tbsp


1. whisk curd with two cups of water,basen,red chilli powder and turmeric powder.
2. peel,wash and finely chop ginger. Remove stems, wash and finely chop green chillies. clean ,wash and finely chop coriander leaves. remove stems and break red chillies into two.
3.Heat oil in a kadai ,add cumin and mustard seed and stir fry till they change colour .
4. Add red chilli , green chilli,ginger and asafoetida and saute for a minute.
5. Add whisked yogurt, stirring continuously for three to four minutes until it thickens a little . Now add salt and coriander your gravy is ready add any vegetable and water if required .

Curd gravy(with onion)

Onion - 100 gm
Green chilli - 2
Ginger - a smallpiece
Cumin - 1 tsp
Curd - 1 cup
Chilli powder - 1/2tsp
Coriander powder -3 tsp
Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
besan - 2 tsp
Coriander leaves -a few
Salt - as needed
Oil - as needed

  1. finely chop onion , green chilli and ginger , clean coriander leaves and chop them finely.
  2. whisk curd and mix all dry ingredients except salt.
  3. heat oil in a kadai and add cumin seeds in it , stir for few second and add onion , green chilli and ginger in it .
  4. cook for 3 to 4 minute or till onion turn light golden brown.
5. add curd mixture in it and cook till gravy get thicken or separate oil , add salt in it stir and add fresh coriander in it .
6. To give a rich texture you can add cream also at this stage.

note: If you want to put raw vegetable in it add after 4th step
cook vegetable can be added after 5th step


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