Now that summer has dawned upon us, we have a wide array of cool summer drinks to choose from. It is the way by which our body can stay cool and hydrated and escape from the scorching heat. It is highly possible to lose bodily fluids in summers by means of sweating as a result of which you can lose essential nutrients this way and become dehydrated.
Buttermilk is prepared when the curd is churned a lot along with some water and spices added to it. It is a preferable because it gets digested faster and keeps you feeling hydrated all the time. It acts as a great substitute for many summer drinks. Buttermilk also helps to soothe the stomach when you have gorged on something extremely spicy.
Talking about instances where you tend to consume lots of fats, then buttermilk can help you wash them down. For people who are lactose intolerant, buttermilk is a healthier alternative to milk. As such, it can keep your bones strong, because it is a rich source of calcium.
How to make buttermilk
* Take two cups of curd, some finely chopped green chilies, coriander leaves, one teaspoon of black salt and some curry leaves for taste.
* Put the curd in a blender, and add the black salt and green chilies. Blend well. Add some water to make the consistency liquid-like.
* Pour the drink into a glass and garnish with coriander leaves. Put it in the refrigerator so that it cools down before you take your first sip.