Right Way To Eat Curd| Are you eating curd the wrong way?

Right Way To Eat Curd

How is Curd formed ?

Curd is a fermented dairy product made from milk. It is prepared by by adding already prepared curd in Luke warm milk. Lactobacillus bacteria ferment the milk in the form of curd which is nutritious and beneficial for health. Mainly  Curd is of three types: fresh curd, soar curd, and excessive soar curd. Curd has live micro-organisms. Therefore it is important to know that are you eating curd the wrong way? Let’s talk about the right way to eat curd to maximize the curd benefit as per Ayurveda.

1. Curd should not be consumed at night as it aggravates ‘Kapha‘ dosha. because during night Kapha dosha is at the highest peak and curd can pave the way to boost this dosha. When your Kapha dosha is increased then there is an excess mucus formation, which can lead to ingestion. It also leads to upper respiratory tract health issues and also makes it difficult to lose weight.

Curd at Night

2. The curd should not be heated. Modern-day snack meals such as Dahi-Kabab, and Dahi k Sholey can further harm an already troubling gut. Curd contains live micro-organisms therefore not just Ayurveda but modern science also agrees that if you heat the curd, it can alter its properties which can lead to suffocation and swelling in your body. Thus, the Ayurvedic principle is to avoid eating heated curd.


3. The curd should be fresh and fully ripened and should not be kept for a longer time. Consuming the same-day formed curd is good for health and won’t be troubling the health issues.

4. Curd should be taken with Saindhav salt, cardamon, and black pepper.

5. Curd should be taken in moderation. Excessive curd eating may lead to digestive issues.

6. Ayurveda recommends eating curd in the morning or afternoon.

7. There are some wrong combinations of food with curd So Don’t combine the following combinations.

  • Curd with meat
  • Curd with fish
  • Curd with fruits
  • Curd with egg
  • Curd with bringle (बैंगन)
  • Curd with milk

8. There are some good combinations with curd that consider the right way to eat curd.

  • Curd with honey
  • Curd with jaggary
  • Curd with amla
  • Curd with ghee
  • Curd with moong dal

Frequently asked question (FAQ)

Q. What are the starting warning symptoms of gastritis?

Ans. Gastritis symptoms typically involve stomach pain, indigestion, bloating, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and flatulence and burping.

Q. What can cause a gastritis flare-up?

Ans. Medications, bacterial infections like H. pylori, fatty foods, physical and mental stress, alcohol consumption, or eating foods you’re sensitive to may cause gastritis symptoms to develop.

Q. What else soothes gastritis?

Ans. Eating slowly, opting for smaller portions, preferring home-cooked meals, and not lying down after eating may help you prevent and soothe gastritis symptoms.

Q. What foods help heal gastritis?

Ans. You may find low-fat and non-acidic foods helpful. Other foods to eat if you have gastritis include fruits and vegetables, fish, lean meats, and caffeine-free teas.

Q. What is the best drink for gastritis?

Ans. Clear liquids such as  green tea or broth would be best in cases of gastritis. There’s also research suggesting that drinking green tea with honey at least once a week may reduce the risk of gastritis caused by bacteria H. pylori.

Q. Can we eat eggs if during gastritis condition?

Ans. Yes, Eggs can be taken into your diet if you have gastritis. Eggs are usually included in a bland diet, which is recommended in cases of gastritis condition. 

Q. How a Dietitian Can Help you in Gastritis condition?

Ans. You may come across contradictory advice online if you experience symptoms of gastritis along with other digestive problems. You can control your symptoms with evidence-based recommendations from a qualified dietician. 

Q. What is the dietary habit guideline for gastritis?


  • Do not eat right before bedtime. Stop eating at least 2 hours before bedtime.
  • Eat small, frequent meals. Your stomach may tolerate small, frequent meals in small portion better than large meals.

Non-erosive Gastritis is the Inflammation of the stomach lining without erosive changes. Although it might not cause ulcers, it can irritate, such as the lining of the stomach becoming redder. A particular kind of gastritis called atrophic gastritis causes thinning or deteriorating Stomach lining. 

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