Vagharelu Dahi (Yogurt with Tadka)

Diabetic Friendly - Vagharelu Dahi (Yogurt with Tadka)


Yogurt (Dahi) - 1 cup
Ghee or oil - 1 tablespoon
Cumin seeds (Jeera) - 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves (Kadi patta) - a few
Green chilies (Hari mirch) - 1-2, finely chopped
Vegetables of your choice ( we have used chopped cabbage and tomatoes)
Salt to taste
Spices - Red chilli powder, haldi , coriander powder - 1/4 tsp each.
Coriander leaves (Dhania patta) - for garnish

Whisk the yogurt until smooth and set aside.
Heat ghee or oil in a pan.
Add cumin seeds, green chillies, and allow them to splutter.
Sauté for a minute. Now add spices and little water. Cook well.
Turn off the heat and let the mixture cool for a minute.
Pour this tadka (tempering) over the whisked yogurt.
Add salt and mix well.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve chilled.

Health Benefits:

Probiotics: Yogurt is a rich source of probiotics which are beneficial for gut health. They help in improving digestion and boost immunity.

Calcium: Dahi is also a good source of calcium, essential for bone health.
Protein: It provides a good amount of protein which is vital for various bodily functions, including muscle building and repair.

Vitamins and Minerals: Dahi contains several vitamins and minerals like vitamin B12, riboflavin, phosphorus, and potassium.

Digestion: The combination of yogurt with spices like cumin and ginger can aid digestion and reduce bloating.

Cooling Effect: Dahi has a cooling effect on the body and is often consumed during summers to beat the heat.
Remember, while dahi tadka is nutritious, it’s essential to consume it in moderation, especially if you have lactose intolerance or any dairy-related allergies.

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