How to make buttermilk

How to make buttermilk

Puzzled….. Butter milk does not have any butter.. It’s actually the liquid left out after the butter has been churned out of the whole  milk. This type of butter milk is rarely found in western countries. 

Now-a-days butter milk is addition of water, milk protein- casein and lactose the milk sugar. It is then pasteurized and homogenized bacteria that produce lactic acid. Lactic acid acts as a inhibitor of bacterial growth thus increasing the shelf life.

 Health benefits:

It improves issues related to blood pressure and enhances bone health.  It is a good source of calcium and phosphorus and of course vitamin D and thus helps to overcome osteoporosis.  There are proven research which emphasizes on intake of buttermilk helps to reduce cholesterol. 

Buttermilk has anti-inflammatory effects on the skin. This also provides relief for the people with oral inflammation due to radiation therapy, chemotherapy or Crohn’s disease.

For that tasty buttermilk recipe…let’s start it…

Simple Method:


  • Milk
  • 1 tablespoon limejuice/vinegar

Step 1 : Take 1 glass of milk.

Step 2 : Add a spoon of lime juice or vinegar.

Step 3 : Mix it well and leave it to curdle  for 10 to 15 minutes.

Step 4 : Then stir it well.

Buttermilk is ready to sip!!!

 Looking for more easy tip to prepare the buttermilk…..follow this…….

  • Take 75 ml of yogurt
  • Add 25 ml of milk with it.
  • Wisk it well to break the lumps .

This is not true buttermilk but it will be a substitute for it.

Best alternative way of preparing  home made buttermilk.

Start off: Take ¼  cup of cultured  buttermilk.

Next 1 : Add ¾ cup of whole milk to it and shake well in a air tight jar..

Next 2 :  Leave it in the room temperature for 12 hours.

Next 3 : You get that tart flavour with thickened buttermilk.

Last  one to go : You can either use it right away or refrigerate to have it chill.

Preparation  of  homemade  plain chaas i.e., buttermilk in Indian style.


  • Roasted ground cumin ½ spoon
  • A pinch of black salt or Kalanamak.
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves

Step 1 : To 1 ½ cup of milk add ½ cup of butter milk or curd and leave it in the room temperature to curdle for 1- 10 hours.

Step 2 : Shake well in a air tight container until smoothie.

Step 3 : Add black salt , cumin powder and coriander leaves.

Step 3 : Shake well and  serve it to taste that revitalizing flavoured buttermilk to boost your energy.

.Do not miss this mild laxative, cooling agent that reduces body weight and inflammation in the stomach.

Try it…….


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