Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Neer Mor (Spiced Buttermilk)

Summer in Chennai is like sitting on a hot oven!! Humid and Hot!!! People sweat so much that they get de hydrated very soon and this helps us in rejuvenating ourselves with wonderful cooling drinks.

During these summer months many residents from various apartments pitch in to offer free lemonade and buttermilk to passers by. Don't you think its wonderful??

Neer Mor (Watery Buttermilk) is one such cooling drink which is by far the most popular and sort after drink in Chennai.

It is very easy to prepare this drink and best enjoyed chilled!!!

How to go about it:
  1. Buttermilk - 1 cup
  2. Water - 1 1/4 cup
  3. Green Chilies - 1 (finely chopped)
  4. Ginger - 1" piece (grated)
  5. Curry leaves - 1 sprigs
  6. Asafoetida - a pinch
  7. Salt - to taste
For Tadka/ Tempering:
  1. Oil - 1/2 tsp
  2. Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  3. Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
  4. Asafoetida - a pinch
How to go about it:
  1. Beat the curd with water and add all the other ingredients and keep aside.
  2. Now, in a tempering pan, add all the ingredients given under tempering and pour this mixture to the beaten buttermilk.
  3. Before adding the tadka, if you don't like the bite of chilies you can remove them and then mix in the tadka.
  4. Refrigerate it and enjoy chilled!!!
Njoy with your luved ones...