Come summers and buttermilk becomes one of our favourite ingredients to beat the heat. Its versatility is indescribable. It can assume different characters to please your culinary expectations. From lip-smacking curries to soothing beverages and much more, there are options galore for you to quickly rustle up in the comfort of your home. Buttermilk assumes huge precedence in South Indian delicacies. When teamed with some of the everyday ingredients, it renders magic even to the most mundane of all preparations.
Buttermilk is light on stomach and extremely good for the digestive process. For those who simply can't get past their days without digging into curries, buttermilk facilitates cooking delightful curries that score a ten on the palate and rests light on digestion.
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As summers in India get insanely hot, buttermilk is usually stacked to the brim of our refrigerator. If you can't wrap your head around experimenting with this elixir of health; little push from us will certainly get you going. We present to you ten sensation recipes that are easy to make, good for health and absolutely delicious. Here is a curated list of traditional buttermilk recipes, handpicked by some of the top chefs of the country.
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)1. Buttermilk SambarRecipe by Chef Aditya Bal
A South India delight loaded with the goodness of buttermilk, laced with indigenous spices.2. Buttermilk Chicken with Char-grilled broccoliRecipe by Chef Joey Matthew
A quick-fix for your busy weekday dinners.3. Buttermilk SconesRecipe by Chef Joey Matthew
Perfect companion to your evening cuppa.4. PulisherryRecipe by Chef Ambili Kurian
A tangy, refreshing South Indian curry that goes well with rice of fluffy appams.
5. Haal BaiRecipe by MTR, Karnataka
Rice and coconut are teamed with buttermilk and subtle spices to arrive at this traditional Kannada specialty. Recreate the magic of MTR in the comfort of your own kitchen.6. Kalan Kerala CurryRecipe by Niru Chef Gupta
The magic of raw bananas is teamed with tang of buttermilk. An absolute essential during Onam Sadhya, this Kerala curry will enchant your taste buds.
7. Sangri KandaRecipe by Jitendra Kumar, Executive Chef, Lake Palace Hotel
A delightful traditional curry straight from Rajasthan.8. HandvoRecipe by Chef Niru Gupta
Lentils, rice and buttermilk come together to create this magical Gujarati savoury cake.9. Amras ki KadhiRecipe by Chef Aditya Bal
A delicious combination of mangoes with buttermilk whipped in a magical kadhi preparation.
10. Chicken DijonRecipe by Chef Ravi
A sharp restaurant styled dish laced in mustard and cooked in a creamy, butter milk based sauce.
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