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How to make homemade yogurt

Make Homemade Yogurt

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Boil milk in a thick bottom vessel on medium flame, I have used 3/4 gallon whole milk

Boil milk in a thick bottom vessel on medium flame, I have used 3/4 gallon whole milk

I'm using leftover yogurt (1 tablespoon), you can use a table spoon of plain store bought yogurt. It should be at room temperature

I'm using leftover yogurt (1 tablespoon), you can use a table spoon of plain store bought yogurt. It should be at room temperature

I don't like the cream so after the milk is boiled I remove it with spoon. If you want the yogurt to be rich you don't have to remove it

I don't like the cream so after the milk is boiled I remove it with spoon. If you want the yogurt to be rich you don't have to remove it

Out goes the fat

Out goes the fat

Let it cool down, once the milk is warm take a spoon of boiled milk and mix it in the yogurt we would be using to make the fresh one

Let it cool down, once the milk is warm take a spoon of boiled milk and mix it in the yogurt we would be using to make the fresh one

This is how it looks after mixing, nice and smooth

This is how it looks after mixing, nice and smooth

Add this mixture into boiled milk

Add this mixture into boiled milk

Keep stirring in one direction for about a minute

Keep stirring in one direction for about a minute

Cover it with the lid

Cover it with the lid

Look for a place that's warm for the fermentation process to take place.  Since its winter I prefer keeping it in oven ( oven is OFF) turn on the light inside the oven and leave it untouched overnight

Look for a place that's warm for the fermentation process to take place. Since its winter I prefer keeping it in oven ( oven is OFF) turn on the light inside the oven and leave it untouched overnight

After about 9-10 hours this it how it should look. Depending on the weather the time may vary, but the rule of thumb is to leave it stable, untouched else you won't get he desired consistency

After about 9-10 hours this it how it should look. Depending on the weather the time may vary, but the rule of thumb is to leave it stable, untouched else you won't get he desired consistency

Refrigerate it and can be used for about 2-3 weeks.. It will turn little sour by week 3, but it's still good to use.

Refrigerate it and can be used for about 2-3 weeks.. It will turn little sour by week 3, but it's still good to use.

  • 2% or whole milk
  • Store bought plain yogurt(small to go pack) or
  • Or left over yogurt
  • Thick bottom vessel
  • Spoon
  • Lid