Kefir taste and looks like yogurt. However, if compared yogurt to kefir is more nutritious. The process of making kefir is very easy. You just need to put it on a jar, leave at a room temperature and then wait for it to ferment. That’s it. Take a look at the process enlisted below in making a homemade kefir.
- 1 tablespoon kefir grains – click here to buy
- 1 quart Skim milk or whole milk
- Clean glass jar with cover
- Plastic spoon or non metal stirring rod
- Plastic strainer
- Cheesecloth and rubber band
- Place the kefir grains in the glass jar and then fill the jar with skim milk or whole milk until ¾ full. If available, you may use organic and non-pasteurized milk for better result.
- Cover the jar with two layers of cheesecloth and secure it with the use of a rubber band.
- Place the jar on the kitchen, away from the sunlight.
- Leave it there for two days while stirring it periodically using a non mental stirring rod or a plastic spoon.
- When a thick texture is achieved, filter out the kefir grains using a plastic strainer. Remember not to mash the grains.
- Place the grains in a separate jar. Add enough water to soak the grains and place it inside the refrigerator. You may use the grains again in your next kefir making.
- Meanwhile, you may serve the kefir right away after filtering or have it refrigerated first to keep it chilled before serving.