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Adrak Lasan Wale Doodh Ki Chhit (Ginger Garlic Milk Curry)

Ginger garlic milk curry

Ginger garlic milk curry

A Warming Winter Dish

Doodh ki chhit is a traditional Punjabi winter season dish. It is a curry that is made with ginger, garlic, and milk. It does not contain any besan (gram) flour. This curry is quick and easy to make—and it's healthy, too. It has medicinal properties, and many people consume it to help combat colds, coughs, gas, bloating, and indigestion.

Serve this warming curry with rice or as a simple side dish at meals. Try it and share your experience.

Cook Time

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10 min

10 min

20 min

1 to 2 servings


  • 1 tsp desi ghee (clarified butter)
  • 350 ml milk
  • Handful chopped hara dhania (cilantro)
  • 1/2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp grated fresh turmeric root (or 1/4 tsp turmeric powder)


  1. Set a kadhai (wok) on medium heat. Add desi ghee and let it melt.
  2. Add the garlic and ginger paste. Stir and add haldi and salt. Saute for 30 to 40 seconds.
  3. Add the milk. Raise heat to high until the milk comes to a boil.
  4. Now reduce the heat to low and cook for 5 minutes, stirring at regular intervals.
  5. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with rice or use as a side dish at meals.

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