Dahi Chur | Slurrp Presents 101 Common Recipe's of India

Dahi Chura is a well-known breakfast in north Bihar. As simple to make as cereal and milk, Dahi Chura is loved by all. It is made with fresh curd mixed with flattened rice flakes/chiwda/poha and jaggery. Besides, adding fruits to it makes the dish even more interesting and wholesome.

In Bihar, Makar Sankranti is celebrated by eating Dahi Chura during breakfast. Makar Sankranti is celebrated in January every year as per the Gregorian calendar. The states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh celebrate Makar Sankranti, which is the sun’s movement to the Makara (Capricorn), by consuming Dahi Chura after taking a bath.

Dahi Chura has several health benefits. The dish helps cool down an upset stomach. Dahi Chura comes as a relief from the heat in Bihar during summers. It offers a nourishing and cooling boost. On the other hand, curd is a probiotic which improves digestion. It also helps in strengthening bones and immunity. Chura is easy to digest and works best for young as well as old people. It keeps you full for a longer period of time and is gluten-free.