Hi friends! With summer approaching buttermilk is too good to leave out of your lunch menu. Its distinctive texture and tangy taste, buttermilk is one drink which must be a part of our meal. Specially during summers to beat the heat. Buttermilk is a probiotic drink and has great health benefits.
Level of cooking: Easy
Total Time: 5 minutes
Prep Time: 4minutes
Cook Time: 1 minutes
Cuisine : Indian, North Indian
Serving : 2
- 2 cups Fresh curd / yogurt / Dahi
- 2 cups Cold water
- 1/2 tsp Salt / or salt to taste
- 1 tbsp Ginger juice*
- 2 tbsp Coriander leaves / dhaniya leaves
- 1 Green chili, finely chopped
Take the Coriander leaves /dhania patta, green chili (without seeds) in a mortar and pestles and grind them well.
Now take the curd and add the water to it. Mix it well to forms a homogeneous solution either with a whisk or in a blender.
Now add the salt and the paste to the mixture. Stir / blend well and serve cold.
*Ginger Juice – take 1inch piece of ginger. Grate it and squeeze the juice out of the grated ginger.
Health benefits of the Buttermilk:
– Buttermilk has acid in it which fights germs and bacteria and helps clear stomach and aid digestion.
– It is very helpful for those who are looking to lose weight.
– It is a rich source of Vitamin B12 and so is believed to help fight anaemia and stress.
– Since it contains electrolytes and lots of water, it is the best treat to give to your body to fight dehydration.
– After having a heavy, oily and spicy meal, buttermilk works best to drain out excessive fat from the body and making your stomach light.
– Buttermilk also works as one of the best remedies to treat acidity.
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