Buttermilk with herbs

Buttermilk with herbs

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Are you suffering from acidity after a heavy meal? Are you tired and just back from a long day in the sun? Well, try a glass of chaas and I’m sure it will act as a healthy substitute for that bottle of cold drink, soda or antacid. A yummy, cool drink made from curd and spices or herbs, buttermilk, is packed with numerous health benefits. Among the several reasons to drink buttermilk every day, a few can be it aids in digestion, is a great tool against dehydration, gives you calcium sans the fat and combats acidity. Buttermilk or chaas is a popular summer cooler across India.





Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
2 People 5 Minutes 00 Minutes

Ingredients

(measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 1.5 cups curd/yogurt
  • ½ tsp(teaspoon) roasted cumin (jeera) powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 to 6 small ice cubes
  • black salt/kala namak as required
  • a few coriander leaves or mint leaves for garnish

Method

Step 1

Blend all the ingredients except coriander leaves in a blender jar till the mixture becomes frothy.

Step 2

Pour the ready chaas in glasses.

Step 3

Garnish with chopped coriander and mint leaves.

Step 4

Serve fresh or chill and use later.

Nutritional Information

Total Fat 1.36 g 2.1% Saturated Fat 0.85 g 4.2%
Trans Fat 0 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 g Calories from Fat 12.28
Cholesterol 6.20 mg 0% Sodium 162.75 mg 0%
Total carbs 7.42 g 0% Fiber, total dietary 0 g 0%
Sugars, total 7.42 g Protein 5.13 g 2.1%
Vitamin A 40.30IU 6.8% Vitamin C 1.55 mg 2.5%
Calcium 179.80 mg 0% Iron 0.08 mg 0%