How to make yogurt without strater

Yogurt is a very essential and delicious food that is favorite for many . It contains calcium, vitamin B2 & B12, potassium and magnesium. It is also a very good source of probiotics, that is important for a healthy living. There are many ways on how you can make yogurt without starter at home.

This DIY recipe explains on how to make yogurt at home from the scratch or without a yogurt starter. Follow the simple instructions and prepare yogurt at home.


How to make yogurt without starter – DIY Recipe

  • 100 ml Milk ((double fat))
  • 2 – 3 Bell pepper stem ((fresh))
  1. To prepare yogurt at home, you need the stem of bell pepper and double fat milk (regular milk is also fine).
  2. Add milk to a thick bottom pan.
  3. Boil it and simmer it for 5 minutes.
  4. Once the milk is little condensed, switch off the flame. Let it come down to bearable heat or warm.
  5. Now, add the freshly removed stem from bell pepper to the warm milk.
  6. It will take 24 – 48 hours for the yogurt to set. Duration might differ according the weather conditions. Once set, it can be consumed !

Since you add bell pepper stem, the yogurt will be spicy. You can use this yogurt to prepare your next batches of yogurt by adding few spoons (of this yogurt) to warm milk. The taste will become normal when you further prepare many batches.

Kripa Sivasubramanian, MBA, earned her Master’s degree in Business. After a long stint in the Technology sector, she took up courses in natural medicine and yoga. Ms. Kripa is certified in Ayurvedic yoga for Dosha. She is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.