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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|
(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
Blend all the ingredients except coriander leaves in a blender jar till the mixture becomes frothy.
Pour the ready chaas in glasses.
Garnish with chopped coriander and mint leaves.
Serve fresh or chill and use later.
|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%|