These dips will liven up your dull munchies.
Have you ever been unsatisfied after eating appetizers such as pakoras, chips, nachos, or pita bread without any dip? And then discovering that you've run out of all chutneys and dips at home.
Don't worry, these 5 dips can be made from plain hung curd and will be perfect to notch up a variety of appetizers.
To make these delectable dips at home, all you need is hung curd along with simple ingredients that are already in your kitchen. There's no need to go out and buy particular dips from markets any more.
• Basic Curd Dip
Yes, as the name implies, it doesn't require much; simply combine your hung curd with black pepper, salt, and red chilli powder, then garnish with coriander leaves, and you've got yourself a simple dip. You can enjoy it with pakoras, chips and pita bread.
• Mexican Dip
Combine 1 cup hanging curd, tabasco sauce, chopped jalapenos, grated red and yellow capsicums, and salt in a mixing bowl. This dip goes well with a variety of appetizers and finger meals. It can also be used as a filling for tacos, quesadillas, and other dishes.
• Garlic Curd Dip
This is one of the simplest dips to make; simply combine hung curd with minced garlic, season with salt and black pepper, and mix thoroughly. Serve it with whichever food you like.
• Lemon Curd Dip
With chips and pita bread, this zingy dip is a match made in heaven. It can also be used as a substitute for sour cream; simply combine curd with black pepper and salt. Mix in a few drops of lemon juice. It would be delicious the next day if kept refrigerated overnight. It tastes the same as store bought sour cream.
• Italian Curd Dip
This is a must-try at home for anyone who enjoys Italian flavours in their dip. Combine your hung curd with oregano, chilli flakes, and other spices, if desired. This dip pairs up amazingly with a variety of chips and toasties.
Try out these hung curd dips for your next snack, and the best part is that they're even healthier than the store-bought versions. Serve these delectable dips with chips, pita breads, toasties, and even Indian snacks such as bread pakoras or other finger foods. It goes well with nearly anything and gives your dishes a lot of flavour, taste, and aroma. Always keep them in airtight containers so that they stay fresh for the next 3-4 days.