Buttermilk, a product of naturally fermented milk, is the liquid left over after removing the fat in the form of butter from churned curd or yogurt tasting slightly acidic and sour in flavor. Traditionally, buttermilk is consumed mixed with rice at the end of the meal in Southern Indian households .In summer, drinking a large glass of buttermilk offers the simplest and surest way to overcome dehydration as it contains electrolytes like, potassium, calcium, and traces of phosphorus and water. For vegetarians, buttermilk is the best source of Vitamin B12 helping to fight anaemia and stress. Drinking the buttermilk / majjige is very good during pregnancy as well.
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Here is how to prepare buttermilk at home from the cream we collect and the curd. Using this buttermilk we have 2 awesome delicious masala majjige or masala spicy buttermilk recipe.
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