March 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Juices and Coolants

south indian coolerButtermilk is an ideal drink during summer.  In Hindi it is known as Chaas, mor vellam in South India. During hot summer days you can have a glass of buttermilk and feel relaxed.

South Indian style of preparing Buttermilk.

For making 2 large glasses of butter milk.


Curd: 1 cup

Water: 3 cups

Green chilly:1 no.

Ginger: 1 tsp (finely chopped)

Curry leaves: 1 stem (finely chopped)

Coriander leaves: 2 tsp (finely chopped)

Shallots / Small onions : 2 tsp (finely chopped) ……Optional

Salt (to taste)

Procedure for Buttermilk:

  • Crush ginger and green chilly.
  • In a blender add curd, water, coriander leaves, curry leaves, crushed ginger – green chilly and salt  .
  • If you are opting for shallots then crush onions along with ginger and green chilly. Blend in mixer for a minute.
  • If you want it cold , add chilled water or ice cubes to the mix.
  • Serve into glasses.

Note: Filter and serve for children , they will not like the particles that contain in the buttermilk.

Further read easy recipes for Ragi Java and Green Mango drink and remain healthy and cool this summer.