Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Amla buttermilk

Today I read in a Tamil E-newspaper about an Indian festival associated with Amla, Goddess Lakshmi, a golden amla rain, gold buying tradition and more importantly CHARITY. It is called Akshaya trityai. So I wanted to make a post on the Amla, which Indians consider as a holy fruit. The festival comes around the peak of Indian summer and it will definitely remind us to take more amla, which can make people fit for the weather. Amla (Indian gooseberry / nellikkai), has innumerable medicinal benefits. Click this link to read the medicinal value of Amla. I prepare this buttermilk often with breakfast during summers. Enjoy this drink at any time to get more healthy, beautiful and of course wealthy too, as per the belief.



Ingredients: (2 cups)
amla - 4
fat free buttermilk - 1 cup
water 1 cup
cumin - 1/2 tsp
curry leaf - few.
salt - 2 pinches

Method:
De-freeze the amla or wash and clean the fresh gooseberries.
Remove the seed and slice the amla. Pulse it in a blender along with little water and extract juice. Repeat extraction thrice.
Mix the juice with buttermilk, salt, cumin and chopped curry leaves.
Amla more is ready!

Serving suggestions:
Serve as healthy drink with breakfast or at any time.

18 comments:

JishasKitchen said...

wow..healthy and refreshing drink...perfect for the season...:)

Swathi said...

Amlabuttermilk looks awesome perfect. Love the cooling effect of buttermilk and healthiness of amala.

Hari Chandana said...

Healthy and delicious one.. looks absolutely perfect !!
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Hamaree Rasoi said...

Healthy and soothing drink especially made to counter the summer heat. Great preparation.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Sayantani said...

love buttermilk and this one is comepletely different flavour. looks awesome

Sathya Sankar said...

Perfect drink for the hot weather, looks refreshing!


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divya said...

love buttermilk and this one is completely different flavor. looks awesome

Suja said...

Healthy and refreshing drink..yummy

Kala said...

I bet it is incredibly refreshing and healthy too:) Wish I had some right now with the hot summer weather.

Santosh Bangar said...

new idea od using amla heathy drink

Jaleela Kamal said...

rompa arumai viki

Suparna said...

good use of amla with butter...I too bought a couple of packets of dried candied amlas, and powder too...thanks for the new tip useful for summer dear :P

Priya said...

Thats soo healthy and refreshing buttermilk,simply superb..

Chitra said...

Healthy drink for summer.. We make amla pachadi mixed with curd,.will try this way soon :)

Suman Singh said...

healthy n yummy drink...

Panchpakwan said...

Wow so refreshing and delicious...

aipi said...

Yummo ~ what a twist !I could have never thought of this combination but it would be Yummy!
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Saranya said...

lovin this buttermilk..tanq:)