Chaas, Buttermilk Recipe, Salted Chaas Recipe
by Tarla Dalal
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The most popular Indian drink, chaas recipe or plain chaas recipe which is called plain buttermilk outside India. plain chaas is made from dahi (curd), water and salt. We have added a bit of jeera nad spices to give it an Indian flavour.
Serve chilled chaas on hot summer afternoons and watch your family’s energy levels rise instantly. It is good to note that plain chaas also aids in digestion. However, remember this is more of a day-drink. Chaas is basically a yogurt based drink which cools your system from the inside. Basically plain chaas is very famous in Gujarat and Rajasthan.
Tradionally, chaas is made by churning or mixing yogurt and water with madhani also known as whipper. Chaas is super easy and quick to make. All you need to do is take curd in a bowl and whisk it. This helps in getting a uniform mixture on blending.
We have used homemade curd for the chaas recipe. Add cumin seed powder which uplifts the taste of buttermilk. Add ginger-green chilli paste, black salt and mix everything well. Add cool water and whisk well. Further, we have tempered chaas, you can skip it if you don’t like chaas with tempering. Take oil in a small pan, add cumin seeds, once they crackle add asafoetida and pour over the chaas. Mix well and our buttermilk is ready to be served! You can also garnish it with coriander if you wish to.
As a Gujarati, we prepare and consume chaas with each and every meal. My meal is incomplete without consumption of buttermilk!
Aside from this chaas recipe, try our other chaas recipes like Pudina Chaas, Masala Chaas, Salted Chaas and our Low-Fat Chaas which is perfect for diabetics, heart and weight loss.
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- To make the chaas, combine the curds, cumin seeds powder, ginger-green chilli paste, black salt and salt in a deep bowl and mix well.
- Add 4 cups of chilled water and whisk well. Keep aside.
- For the tempering, heat the oil in a small pan and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and pour the tempering over the buttermilk.
- Serve the chaas chilled garnished with coriander.
- Chaas makes a delicious accompaniment for handvo.
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