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3. Homemade Plain Greek Yoghurt

Prep Time 13 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 People


  • 4 cup Nonfat or low-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup Nonfat or low-fat plain yoghurt


  • Heat milk in a container on a medium-high flame.
  • Keep stirring it frequently until it starts steaming and is barely bubbling.
  • Register 180 degrees F on a candy thermometer.
  • Pour the milk into a clean container.
  • Stir it and keep checking the temperature until it is 110 degrees F.
  • Cover the container with a cloth to let it stay warm.
  • Place it undisturbed for at least 8-12 hours.

When it thickens and becomes tangy, refrigerate it for approximately 2 hours.

  • Arrange two layers of cheesecloth and place them over a large bowl.
  • Spoon the cooled yoghurt into the cheesecloth.
  • Let it stay covered and refrigerate it for 8 to 24 hours.
  • Take it out depending on how thick you want it.
  • Your homemade plain Greek yoghurt is ready after a lot of hard work and patience.
Keyword Yogurt