Have you been told not to eat curd at night? Curd is general is a very healthy option for someone who doesn’t like milk. It is rich in ‘good’ bacteria which are actually good for your stomach and it’s helpful to digestion.
The hot season is here and so the urge to consume foods that cool down your system. It is good for teeth and bones. One of the most commonly heard rules is to avoid eating at night.
According to Ayurveda, curd as having sour mixed sweet property and it increase kapha dosha in the body. The mucus generation is also attributed to the effect of kapha. During night period, there is natural predominance of kapha in the body. So, curd consumption at night will further increase kapha leading to many complications.
One is suggested to avoid curd at night. Curd also increases pitta. Hence, taking it at night might cause indigestion problem. But some old habits die hard. There are many who just cannot down a meal without consuming curd – be it during the day or night. If you are accustomed to having curd at night. Try adding a bit of pepper to it before consuming it. There is a very beneficial combination to relieve indigestion.
Mixing sugar and drinking curd at night is a strict no-no. Buttermilk is best substitute to curds at night. Buttermilk clears the channel and chucks mucus secretion.