10 reasons you must include curd in your daily diet
Do you remember your mother feeding you curd before you step out for an exam or an important event? In India, eating sweet curd before an important event like exam or job interview is considered auspicious. Curd is a staple in most of the households in India. We eat it with hot parathas, as sweet lassi or as cooling chaas. It is also consumed as raita, curd rice and dahi wada. It is prepared by fermentation of milk by bacterial culture called Lactobacillus delbrueckii. The bacterial fermentation produces lactic acid, which gives the curd the thick texture. Creamy, delicious curd or yogurt is considered as one of the healthiest foods in the world as it has many health benefits. Here is a list of health benefits of curd.