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3 minute Spiced Buttermilk Recipe

The perfect spiced buttermilk recipe ready in minutes. It will liven up your hot summer afternoons.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 6 glasses


  • ½ Kg. fresh yoghurt
  • a few springs coriander leaves finely chopped
  • a few springs mint leaves finely chopped
  • ½ tsp. black salt
  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste
  • ½ tsp. finely grated ginger
  • 1 green chilli finely grated
  • ½ tsp. powdered roasted cumin
  • Chilled water to dilute
  • Ice cubes


  • Whisk the curd/yoghurt till smooth.
  • Add all the ingredients to the yoghurt.
  • Dilute with water. I prefer my buttermilk thin.
  • Serve immediately. You could also refrigerate and serve later.


You can make the simplest buttermilk with just cumin powder, salt and black salt added to curd and water.
Some people like to add a tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves in oil to their buttermilk.
You can play around with ingredients as per taste.