Three simple ways to make sour cream

Home made sour cream is getting  popular in India as this is quiet quick recipe to make when you have unexpected guest at home.I first thought of buying sour cream from supermarket but when I didn’t get them easily here I stopped thinking about them.
Few months back their were some five – six recipes which were publishes in Times of India newspaper in which I tried three.Sharing them with you.They are quick and simple to make and once you make it it becomes a must have thing in your kitchen.

   How to make sour cream at home

Sour cream recipe 1 

Take 1 cup heavy cream and 1/4 cup butter milk in a jar and cover the jar up .Keep this mixture at room temperature overnight so that it thickens up.Let the sour cream get chilled before you store it in the fridge.

Sour cream recipe 2 –

Take a food processor and add 1 and half cup cottage cheese, 1 tbsp. of lemon juice and 2 tbsp of butter milk.Grind all the ingredients till they become thick and smooth.Let the cream get chilled before storing it in the fridge.
Sour cream recipe 3 –
Take 11/3 cup of soft cream cheese and add 1/2 cup water, 2 tbsp of lemon juice, 1/24 tsp white pepper and 14tsp of salt.Mix all the ingredients together and chill them before storing it in the fridge.
Always store  sour cream in an air tight container.
You can have the cream with mashed potatoes, salads and in your beauty recipes and have them with baked potatoes as well. It brings wonderful flavor and textures in many dishes.
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  1. Thank you so much!I was searching for recipes but didn't want to try as I was not sure how will they turn out!U have tried these na?

  2. Hi Anamika, thx for the recipes, but Im confused..what do you mean by let the cream get chilled before storing the refridgerator? Wouldnt it get chilled in the refridge itself?


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