Khalam (Medicated buttermilk)

This medicated Ayurvedic buttermilk recipe, is a treat for gut microbiome. It aides in digestion and is good source of natural probiotics.

Ayurveda uses buttermilk both to maintain health and to treat diseases. Butter milk is easy to digest, has astringent and sour tastes and is hot in nature. Buttermilk improves digestion and mitigates kapha and vata. Buttermilk is highly beneficial during winter, in indigestion and in Vata imbalance related disorders.

First of all, this buttermilk Ayurvedic recipe is different of what we call buttermilk in the west. This recipe is regularly used to repair the useful intestinal micro organism — a completely unique and tough task. It is superb for assimilation and gives an amazing supply of vital digestive microbes. Ayurvedic buttermilk is better than yogurt or lassi for maintaining the gut health, as it’s far a lighter drink that doesn’t increase Kapha. This scrumptious recipe enables repair of the useful micro organism inside the intestinal tract, acts as a natural probiotic and as a result assist in digestion and assimilation.

KHALAM (Medicated Buttermilk)

Ingredients Quantity

  • Ginger – Small piece
  • Buttermilk – 2 cups
  • Asafoetida – 2 pinches
  • Turmeric powder – 2 pinches
  • Rock salt – as per taste
  • Pepper – 2 pinches
  • Total quantity: 1 glass

Method of preparation

Paste of ginger should be added to boiling buttermilk and further
boiled for a minute. Add powdered asafoetida, rock-salt and pepper.

Health benefits

It is an appetizer and beneficial during recovery from any illness. Useful
during cold, cough, digestive problems or any other health problem.

Precautions

Buttermilk may cause allergic reactions in some people with lactose intolerance.

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