Spiced Buttermilk With Amla – Your Goto Refresher Drink

Lakshmi Gandhi
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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.

Infographic on the nutritional benefits of the ingredients of Spiced Buttermilk


The Indian Gooseberry, popularly known as Amla or Awla in Hindi, is loaded with Vitamin C and Iron and has strong antioxidant properties. The fruit promotes gut health and regulates blood sugar levels. Since ancient times, the regular use of Amla is 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. Curry leaves also possess anticancer, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Mint Leaves

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 stomach 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 the cholesterol levels and managing blood sugar levels.

Cumin seeds are rich in iron and aids in digestion.


Last but not least, 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 Of Preparing 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.

Needless to say, 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.

Edited by love4wellness | Images from canva.com

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Sandy September 13, 2020 - 4:57 am

Awesome! I can’t wait to try.

Lakshmi Gandhi September 13, 2020 - 7:49 am

Thanks for your wonderful words ?? Do go through the other useful links in the website!

Geetha September 13, 2020 - 5:01 am

Woohoo ?
It really is healthy and refreshing ?
Congratulations and good luck for many more health tips and recipes ??

Lakshmi Gandhi September 13, 2020 - 7:46 am

Thanks for your wonderful words ??

Sangeetha September 13, 2020 - 6:31 am

Healthy … will definetly try..

Lakshmi Gandhi September 13, 2020 - 7:50 am

Thank you!And do have a look at the other articles too!!

Deepan September 13, 2020 - 6:59 am

It’s a good , simple ( could not go wrong/ easy to make )and a healthy recipe and it’s well written with nutritional benefits.

Lakshmi Gandhi September 13, 2020 - 7:45 am

Thanks Dr. Deeban , full credit goes to the publishers , they are the owners behind this wonderful effort.

Maha September 13, 2020 - 7:20 am

Thanks for your Energising receipe Lakshmi, will try it out

Lakshmi Gandhi September 13, 2020 - 7:50 am

Thanks for your wonderful words ?? Do go through the other links too!

Fa September 13, 2020 - 8:40 am

Awesome recipe..we tried it in our home it was delicious..Thank you so much for posting this energizing drink Lakshmi

Lakshmi Gandhi September 13, 2020 - 1:54 pm

Thanks Fathima for your lovely words and good that you tried and enjoyed ??

Bullu September 13, 2020 - 11:27 am

Superb and Healthy recipe 🙂

Lakshmi Gandhi September 13, 2020 - 1:56 pm

Thanks bro ? go through all the other useful links and share with your friends

Rosh September 13, 2020 - 2:23 pm

Nice one Lakshmi. A must try drink.. ?

Lakshmi Gandhi September 13, 2020 - 6:44 pm

Thanks Rosh, The website is loaded with many useful links., kindly go through and leave a comment.

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