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Ginger Buttermilk

21 Jan

Allam Majjiga.

Ginger buttermilk is a spicy version of the famous thirst quencher “lassi”. Here, ginger and green chiles are used to give the spice and heat to the plain yogurt. Allam majjiga is served especially during summer months.
Makes: 2 – 3 Servings of Ginger Buttermilk.


Plain Yogurt 1 1/2 Cups
Green Chile 1
Ginger 3/4 inch Piece
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Peel and roughly chop ginger.
Remove stems, wash and roughly chop green chiles.

First, blend ginger and green chile smoothly.
Then add around a cup of crushed ice and yogurt to the blender.
Blend everything for a minute and check for salt.
Pour the buttermilk into serving glasses and serve.
Notes: Make sure not to thin out the yogurt too much.

Suggestions: If the buttermilk is too thin, add more yogurt and blend well. Variations: You can also add lemon juice to the buttermilk.
Other Names: Allam Majjiga, Ginger Buttermilk.