Who would say NO to an energy-boosting mid-day drink? If you are looking for one that is packed with nutrients too, it must be a double thumbs-up, right? So, here is an easy-to-do drink, spiced buttermilk, made from Yogurt, Amla, and a host of other healthy ingredients offering you several health benefits.
Buttermilk Packed With Nutrients
This delicious buttermilk made with Indian Gooseberry/Amla, Curry leaves, Coriander leaves, Mint leaves, Pepper, Cumin seeds, and Yogurt is not only loaded with nutrients but also refreshing to consume.
Here is a tidbit intro about the nutritional benefits of the ingredients before we get into the preparation. We know you will be very interested to know.
The Indian Gooseberry, popularly known as Amla or Awla in Hindi, is loaded with Vitamin C and Iron and has strong antioxidant properties. In addition, the fruit promotes gut health and regulates blood sugar levels. Since ancient times, using amla has been encouraged as it improves skin health, hair health, and eyesight.
Also Read: A research study proves the health benefits of amla! Want to know about it? Click here
Curry & Coriander Leaves
Curry leaves, and coriander leaves are rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants keep your body healthy and free from diseases. Hence, regular use of these leaves improves your heart health and gut health. In addition, curry leaves also possess anticancer, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.
A relatively easier plant to grow, mint is a calming herb. Since the mint leaves have a cooling effect on your body, they treat upset stomachs and indigestion. Also, mint is rich in antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties.
Black Pepper & Cumin Seeds
Black pepper is antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties. Further, regular consumption of black pepper aids in improving cholesterol levels and managing blood sugar levels.
Cumin seeds are rich in iron and aid in digestion.
Last, Yogurt is probiotic, which means it has active, living bacteria. Known to promote gut bacteria, Yogurt also enhances intestines’ health. Also, Yogurt contains Vitamins B6 and B12, calcium, potassium, and magnesium.
Here Are The Ingredients:
- Gooseberry (Indian Amla) – 2
- Curry leaves – 2 Strands
- Coriander leaves – 1 handful
- Mint leaves – 8 to 10
- Cumin seeds – ¼ teaspoon
- Black pepper – 5
- Yoghurt – 3 tablespoon
- Rock salt or pink Salt – as per taste
Method To Prepare Spiced Buttermilk:
Wash Amla and the leaves well under running water. Take off the Amla seeds. Then, blend the mentioned ingredients together in a blender to a fine paste. Further, add 500ml of water and blend again. Filter the blended mixture, and your delicious drink is ready to consume.
Garnishing it with a few mint and coriander leaves will make it more appealing too.
With ingredients ready, you can prepare this spiced buttermilk in a jiffy. You can have this as an energising drink during mid-day or as a refresher in the evening and reap the benefits of Amla buttermilk.
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