Summer Refresher Drink : Buttermilk

In Andhra Pradesh especially in rural areas and villages buttermilk is offered as a refreshing drink to guests during summer. Many people don't like buttermilk due to its sore taste but they aren't aware of the health benefits of buttermilk.
Buttermilk helps us to improve our health in many ways. Here're some amazing factors about buttermilk.
Buttermilk is made from yogurt after churning out the fat so it contains less fat than the regular milk.
Buttermilk contains living microorganisms which can survive and remain active in human body. Healthy bacteria contributes a lot to human health. Lacto bacteria which thrive on lacto sugars  is most intestine friendly bacteria which do so many amazing things to our body like boosting immunity, improving digestion, protecting from cardiovascular diseases, manufacturing essential vitamins etc.
Buttermilk is a best medicine for digestive problems.
Buttermilk is very rich in Calcium, Vitamin B12, Riboflavin, potassium, and phosphorus
So why not drink buttermilk for better health?  Here is two simple Indian lassi drinks to treat your guests in summer to beat the heat,

Buttermilk (sweet) - Meethi lassi 


Fresh churned butter milk 
Sugar : as required
Ice cubes
Lemon : 1 slice (Optional)


Blend buttermilk, ice cubes and sugar in a blender.
Serve chilled with lemon
For Buttermilk (Salt) - Namkeen lassi replace sugar with salt and repeat the same procedure.


  1. Wat a wonderful drink to beat the heat,love it..

  2. Yes as a drink that can beat the heat.

  3. Perfect drink with the mercury climbing these days..
    US Masala

  4. I have been drinking lots of beverages to quench my thirst and buttermilk drink is perfect to stay hydrated.

  5. Dat was a quick recipe...i love buttermilk....wen n india my mum wud usually make it after lunch .....

  6. Buttermilk is my summer-time fav. Nice recipe!


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