102 Indian Buttermilk recipes | Indian recipes using Chaas, Buttermilk
Indian Buttermilk recipes | Indian recipes using Chaas, Buttermilk. Chaas is what buttermilk is called in India. Mostly it's drunk as a accompaniment during lunch or dinner or also could be had as a breakfast drink. Now, we find lots of people carrying chaas to work in a thermos and having it as a healthy snack at work during the day.
Chaas, Buttermilk Recipe, Salted
It's quick to make and stays well in the thermos for the whole day. Look below for the benefits of chaas.
Collection of Chaas Recipes
We have a nice collection of chaas recipes for you. There is the regular chaas recipe which is what is mainly made as an everyday drink. Then there is the Punjabi mint chaas recipe which has lots of pudina added to it. Want it spicier, try the masala chaas recipe. For daibetics, weight loss and heart patients we strongly suggest you have the low fat chaas recipe made from low fat curds. Since it aids digestion, it is often served along with a traditional Indian lunch.
Masala Chaas Recipe, Spicy Buttermilk Recipe
Curds, Buttermilk used in South Indian cooking
Yes, we use curd in South Indian recipes. The famous quick rava idli recipe uses chaas to get that lovely sourness taste to the idli.
Quick Rava Idli
The combination of sama and rajgira flour gives rise to a sumptuous Farali dosa recipe that is sure to please your palate on a fasting day. Sour buttermilk is added to the batter to help in fermenting.
The fermentation time is just two hours, so you do not even have to plan for this dosa the previous day itself.
Farali Dosa, Faral Foods Recipe - How To Make Farali Dosa, Faral Foods
More Kuzhambu, South Indian Doodhi Buttermilk Curry recipe is the South Indian counterpart to Kadhi. Here doodhi is cooked in a coconut paste with buttermilk.
More Kuzhambu, South Indian Doodhi Buttermilk Curry
Buttermilk rasam recipe is a ‘light’, moderately spicy rasam that can be safely consumed even by those with cold or fever for whom raw buttermilk is usually not allowed.
It tastes best when drunk as it is, while it can also be served with rice and a spicy curry.
Butter Milk Rasam, Curd Rasam, Mor Rasam
Sour curds, Buttermilk used in Gujarati cooking
Sour curds, buttermilk is used in Gujarati cooking from dhoklas, sweet drinks to kadhi. An equivalent to lassi is Piyush, a Gujarati drink.
Piyush tastes like nectar, and nothing short of it, especially on a hot summer’s day when you are on a fast. This faraal recipe keeps you full for quite some time, as it is made with sumptuous ingredients like shrikhand and fresh buttermilk.
Piyush, Faral Piyush Recipe
Benefits of Chaas, Buttermilk
Buttermilk is excellent for digestion as it is made from probiotic curd. It detoxifies the body and cleanses the intestines and is thus known to overcome acidity and prevent indigestion. However buttermilk used to make fermented dishes may not suit each one's digestive system. Buttermilk is lower in fat and calories as it is made with a combination of curd and water. Low fat buttermilk is comparatively further lower in calories than buttermilk made from full fat curd. Low fat buttermilk is low in fat percentage too and hence it is best recommended for obesity and heart disease. Buttermilk and low fat buttermilk both are a fair source of protein, riboflavin, potassium, vitamin B12 and calcium depending on the quantity of curd used.
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