Buttermilk (Dahi Ka Mattha)

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Buttermilk, also popularly known as Dahi Ka Mattha or Chaas, is definitely one of the most popular beverages in India not just during summers but all year round. Apart from being refreshing and very palatable, it is a very healthy drink and is excellent to treat an upset stomach. It aids in digestion and also provides our body with the good bacteria that it requires. So treat yourself to this easy to prepare Buttermilk (Dahi Ka Mattha) this summer and stay cool!

Ingredients :

  • Fresh curd (thick) – 1 cup
  • Water – 1 and 1/2 cups
  • Dried pudina (mint) leaves (crushed) – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Roasted cumin seed(jeera) powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste

Serves: 1 person

Preparation Time: 10 mins


Churn curd well in a narrow mouth utensil or glass. (Blender or a mixer can also be used).

Add water and churn again.

Add pudina powder, jeera powder,  salt and mix well.

Refrigerate for cooling and serve cool Buttermilk (Dahi Ka Mattha) as needed.

Tip: If curd is not thick, adjust the water quantity in the recipe as per the required consistency.


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