Homemade Authentic Kashk

Kashk is a traditional Middle Eastern dairy product that's used in various dishes including Ash reshteh and Kashke Bademjan. It's made by simmering yogurt until it's tangy and reaches a very dense consistency. This homemade method is both simple and rewarding.

Making kashk was a form of preserving yogurt in the olden days. In the modern method, the yogurt in blended and mixed with some water, then simmered until it's very tangy, dense an beige in color. Then it's strained and blended with salt and optionally water to make this creamy tangy product.

How to Make Kashk

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Blend until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Adjust salt to taste.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE KASHK STRAINED LIQUID (WHEY)

When making kashk, you’ll notice a significant amount of liquid being strained out during the process. This liquid is a byproduct of the yogurt transformation and has its own unique properties and uses. Here’s what you need to know about it.

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