Thursday, December 10, 2009

Sambharam/Spicy Masala Buttermilk / Chaas

Ingredients:

Fresh plain yoghurt - 2 cups

Chilled water - 5 cups

Coriander leaves finely chopped

Curry leaves - few

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Hing - 1/4 tsp

Grated ginger - 1 tsp

Green chilli -1 cut into small rounds.

Salt to taste

Oil

Method:

Beat the curds with a hand whipper till smooth.

Add water and mix well.
Grate the ginger into the buttermilk.

Add salt and cut the chilly into small round pieces and add to the buttermilk.

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds,hing and then add curry leaves and put in the buttermilk.

Now add cut coriander leaves and mix well.

Pour in to a huge glass jug.

Chill for 1 or 2 hours before drinking.

Serve in a tall glass with ice cubes after a summer lunch.

Serve in deep bowls, for rice to be added and eaten as a cool rice dish.

25 comments:

  1. one of my fav's..Looks refreshing!!

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  2. that's a nice refreshing and one of my favourite drinks for the summer;
    In India we, used to drink litres to quench our thirst in the afternoons :)

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  3. Nice drink for summer...gud for health

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  4. wow...........I love this from my chaildhood...........a great thirst quencher dear.

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  5. Healthy and refreshing drink....

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  6. Love it on a sultry sunday afternoon

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  7. one of my favorites..a very refreshing and satisfying drink in the summers..healthy too!!!

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  8. Prefect drink for hot summer, looks very refreshing..

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  9. a fav drink in our family..perfect summer drink :-)

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  10. So refreshing drink and my summer fav...

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  11. Refreshing drink and perfect for summer days...I think u can pick a very few who can say no to this...

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  12. Healthy and refreshing drink!!My fav..wish to grab the glass from the screen..:)

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  13. Oh this looks really refreshing with lots of cilantro topped. Great for summer and exhausted days dear!

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  14. my dad use to have this a lot but i never tried myself , looks good though

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  15. Would be a great summer drink!

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  16. cool and refreshing drink dear :)

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  17. Now that's a refreshment..... Very Hmmmmm.... with all that add on's to it....Healthy too....

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  18. I love Sambharam especially during the hot summer days. Oh ,I can even drink it rt now..

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  19. this is a refreshing healthy drink...the name sambaram is new to me though..
    nice blog !!

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  20. This is one drink that I can have at any time of the day. There were days (of course summer days) when I used to have them in the morning instead of milk...

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