Nostalgia On A Plate: This Dahi Toast Recipe Will Melt Your Heart
Updated : July 15, 2021 13:07 IST
A lot of people love eating malai on toast — a classic Indian combination! But there's also dahi toast. That’s right - Indians love their dairy!
When a dip called tzatziki that is made from yoghurt, olive oil and herbs is eaten with a side of chips, what people love the most is the crunch factor combined with the creamy consistency of the yoghurt. Do you know what else is crunchy and creamy? A lot of people love eating malai on toast — a classic Indian combination! But there's also dahi toast. That’s right - Indians love their dairy! Dahi toast is another incredible creation, which was born in the land of shahi tukdas and rasmalais. Whether it be breakfast lunch or dinner, whenever you make the sandwich, toast it nicely for max results!
We want to enlighten you with a fact: in this recipe, we add heat to bay leaves, coriander powder and mustard seeds by dry-roasting them. It is a common cooking technique that is used in Indian kitchens to bring out flavour. Then when we add bay leaves and mustard seeds to dahi, as it creates a lip-smacking flavour in your everyday dahi. The yoghurt is then paired with bell peppers, onions and tomatoes to create a sandwich.
Sounds swell? Now check out the recipe:
1 cup dahi
2-3 curry leaves
1-2 tbsp coriander powder
1 teaspoon black mustard seeds
1-2 chopped green chillis
1/4 cup red onion
1/4 cup bell pepper
1 tablespoon melted butter
Mustard oil, to sauté
2 bread slices
Add curry leaves, coriander powder and mustard seeds to a hot pan. No need to put butter or oil.
Then, you’ll sense that they begin to release an aroma. It’s your sign to turn off the heat.
Now add oil to the pan.
Throw in the onions, bell pepper and green chillis.
Turn off the heat, once they turn slightly brown.
Smear butter on both the bread slices.
Mix yoghurt along with the dry-roasted mix. Layer on top of the melted butter.
Spread the bell pepper, onions, green chillis on one slice.
Cover with another bread slice.
Add more oil to pan; toast sandwich on both sides.
Serve with ketchup or green chutney.
We hope you enjoyed this recipe!