What could be healthier and more rewarding than making your everyday food from yourself? Today, you will prepare homemade yoghurt, Zabadi with your own hands.

Home-made yogurt, Zabadi

Yoghurts are one of those greatest pleasures of Ramadan whether on Iftar or sahour.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Ramadan
Cuisine Arab
Servings 6 people
Calories 149 kcal


  • 2 Pounds of fresh milk of your choice including whole milk, non-fat, beef (or the amount you prefer)
  • 2 teaspoons of plain yogurt better than canned yogurt
  • 1 spoonful of milk powder


  • Put the milk on the fire until it is abou to boil. It is preferable to perform the water bath method using two containers of the same size
  • Bring another bowl and put cold water in it
  • Put a bowl of hot milk inside the bowl of cold water
  • Bring a small bowl; then put two teaspoons of free-range yogurt in it
  • Stir very well, then add it to the chilled milk and stir well
  • Add a tablespoon of powdered milk. You will help firming the consistency of the yogurt
  • Mix the mixture very well. Then pour the yogurt mixture into cups made for yogurt
  • Stack the cups on an aluminum raised tray
  • Boil a part of water and pour the boiling water in the tray around the cups
  • Cover each cup with a cover. Through this, you will prevent condensed water from falling from hot water
  • Cover the tray with a clean towel
  • Replace the previous step with running the oven for only five minutes. Turning it off and putting cups inside it
  • Leave the tray inside the cups for a period of 6 to 7 hours
  • Put the yogurt in the refrigerator until the time of serving
  • Enjoy your yogurt!


Serving: 1cupSodium: 113mgSugar: 11.4gCalories: 149kcalFat: 8gProtein: 5.8gCarbohydrates: 11.4g
Keyword Sahour
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