Salted Buttermilk recipe is a very popular drink in summers across India. Salted Buttermilk is known as Chaas , Taak Or Mahi In India. This drink is consumed mostly after meals. It’s also known as the best coolant to stomach and heals digestive problems. Mostly Salted Buttermilk is made in northern India. I love buttermilk which is mildly spiced and with some ice cubes ….. ice ice baby Also it’s very famous in Mumbai you get them almost in all hooks and corners during summer and other season.
Salted Buttermilk (Chaas) and Indian Sweet Yogurt Drink (Lassi) comes from the same source Curd/ Yogurt / Dahi. Lassi is purely made from thick curd and the butter of curd. Whereas Salted Buttermilk is made by adding water to yogurt and discarding the thick cream Or butter of curd by straining the whey through a muslin cloth. Later same whey is mixed with water and some spices .
- 4 tbsp thick yogurt Or thin yogurt
- ½ cup water
- ½ tbsp cumin seed powder
- ½ tbsp fennel seed powder
- black salt as per taste
- few ice cubes