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About Buttermilk:-

Buttermilk is a drink which is made up of curd and water, this is the drink which our grand mother is making from many years . This drink is always made in a farmers family, and after my grand mother, my mothers is making same butter milk. This amazing buttermilk can be served with sweets , i likes the buttermilk with indian sweet laddu.

Mostly buttermilk is served in india, but the use of buttermilk is in making many dishes maximum times i using buttermilk for making muffins , buns and baked or cold cheese cake. When we use this in muffins seriously it enhance the taste

Full Glass of Buttermilk

What is buttermilk:-

Buttermilk is a type of beverage made from the cream of curd , Although buttermilk is prepared in many ways, but since childhood we have seen that our grandmother used curd to prepare buttermilk, and it was really very tasty. She used to first set the curd and then the next day she used to take out the cream from it, and then she used to add water to it and churn it with a churner as if buttermilk was being prepared.

Nowadays the buttermilk that we buy from the store is prepared using chemicals in which vinegar or lemon juice is used and it is not as thick as the original buttermilk. Like the one our grandmother used to make. Store-bought buttermilk is generally not as good as homemade buttermilk.

Why we use buttermilk unstead of milk:-

How to make Buttermilk

Generally we use buttermilk in place of milk because buttermilk makes things a little fluffy, soft and enhances the taste.Baking powder is a little bitter and when we use buttermilk in its place, the need for baking powder reduces.

Buttermilk generally works just like curd, but buttermilk is a little thinner, so buttermilk can be used in place of curd.If you do not have buttermilk, you can also make buttermilk by adding vinegar or lemon juice to milk and it will be perfect for your baking work.

Although I use my home-made original buttermilk for making any dish, but sometimes it is not available, then I make buttermilk using milk.And if you are fond of eating vegan food, then you can make buttermilk in any milk with the help of vinegar or lime juice.

How to make Buttermilk using curd cream :-

Simply if you are making the best buttermilk then collect the cream on top of the curd and when it becomes around 1 kg , Now take it a big bowl and add little by little upto 1.5 litre of water.Now churn both of them well using churner till ghee starts separating from it. Now separate the ghee and rest of your buttermilk is ready.

How to make buttermilk using vinegar or lime juice:-

  • 1/4 cup buttermilk: 3/4 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice + 1/4 cup milk of choice
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk: 1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice + 1/3 cup milk of choice
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk: 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice + 1/2 cup milk of choice
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk: 2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice + 2/3 cup milk of choice
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk: scant 2 1/2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice + 3/4 cup milk of choice

What is use of buttermilk:-

  • When we use buttermilk in dough or batter it helps in rise and also help in test enhence.
  • There are certain acids present in buttermilk which react with baking soda in flour or butter which helps in making any item rise.
  • Buttermilk also helps in adding a proper flavour and sweetness to the dishes.
  • Adding buttermilk to chicken makes the chicken soft and juicy.

How to make buttermilk at home ?

Add one spoon vinegar or lemon juice in a cup of milk and mix it well and keep it for 10 minutes. Now your buttermilk is ready.

Is buttermilk made from curd ?

Yes, buttermilk is made from the cream formed on top of curd.

Is buttermilk good for health ?

Yes Buttermilk made from curd is very beneficial. It is also very good for the digestive system.

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