Kheeru / Rehru

Kheeru / Rehru

Kheeru is a simple and delicious, spiced yogurt recipe from Himachal Pradesh. It combines well with rice, rotis and parathas.


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Red chilli powder, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 cups slightly sour curd, medium thick, beaten well with salt and water
  • 1 onion, medium-sized chopped finely
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 2 dry red chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped finely


  1. Heat oil. Fry cumin seeds, dry red chillies, crushed coriander seeds, garlic and onion till onion is slight brown.
  2. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder and red chilli powder and water.
  3. At low flame, add beaten curd. Stir. Cook for a minute.
  4. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve kheru warm as side dish.

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