Recipe: Summer Cooler – Lemongrass Buttermilk

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If you are looking for a refreshing drink that can beat your summer blues, here is a simple one – Lemongrass Buttermilk – this one makes 2 glasses.


50 ml curds

200 ml water

1 long sprig of lemongrass

1 tsp mustard seeds

1 red chilli

1/2 tsp extra virgin olive oil

Salt, to taste


  • Boil the lemongrass in 100 ml of water and allow to cool. This will also allow the water to absorb the flavours of the lemongrass.Filter and keep aside
  • Whisk the curds and water to make a light buttermilk.
  • Mix the buttermilk and lemongrass water and whisk again.
  • Heat the oil in a small kadai add mustard seeds and red chilli, allow to splutter and add to the buttermilk mixture.
  • You can now serve the drink. This can also be served cool with ice cubes!IMG_20170524_111841

2 thoughts on “Recipe: Summer Cooler – Lemongrass Buttermilk

  1. I love both Lemongrass and Buttermilk, however never tried them together..let me try this combination, thanks for sharing this lovely recipe for summers 🙂

    1. Yes Veidehi, it is unusual but comes together so beautifully, a friend told me and I can tell you its a great combination!

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