How to Make Homemade Kefir

Published December 4, 2013 by Hadufuns Bernardo

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.

Homemade Kefir

Homemade Kefir

Ingredients:

Materials needed:

  •  Clean glass jar with cover
  • Plastic spoon or non metal stirring rod
  • Plastic strainer
  • Cheesecloth and rubber band

Procedure:

  1. 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.
  2. Cover the jar with two layers of cheesecloth and secure it with the use of a rubber band.
  3. Place the jar on the kitchen, away from the sunlight.
  4. Leave it there for two days while stirring it periodically using a non mental stirring rod or a plastic spoon.
  5. When a thick texture is achieved, filter out the kefir grains using a plastic strainer. Remember not to mash the grains.
  6. 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.
  7. Meanwhile, you may serve the kefir right away after filtering or have it refrigerated first to keep it chilled before serving.
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