How to make Pudina Chaas - A refreshing drink in summer prepared using buttermilk.

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Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Fresh mint leaves (ताज़े पुदीने के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Beverages

Pudina Chaas

Gujarat has long stretches of unspoilt coastline and an endless supply of fish and shell fish. But strict Jainism in the past and orthodox Hinduism today has encouraged widespread vegetarianism.  The Gujarati cuisine is not heavily spiced but slightly sweeter than the cuisines of the neighbouring states.
Gujarati food is distinctively vegetarian with about 65% of its population shunning the meat.  The remaining 35% of the state’s population consists of Bohra Muslims and Parsis. Bohra Muslims are the followers of Abdullah who were Hindus who adopted Muslim religion.  The Parsi cuisine on the other hand is a blend of western influences.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sour

Ingredients for Pudina Chaas Recipe

  • Yogurt 1 1/2 cups

  • Fresh mint leaves torn 4 tablespoons

  • Green chilli 1

  • Ginger peeled 1 inch piece

  • Sea salt to taste

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dry mint leaves crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Ice cubes crushed as required

Method

Step 1

Grind fresh mint leaves, green chilli, ginger and sea salt together to a coarse paste in a mortar with a pestle.

Step 2

Blend this paste with yogurt, adding roasted cumin powder and four cups of water.

Step 3

Pour chaas equally in four glasses, garnish with fresh mint leaves and serve immediately.

Also try out these recipes from Gujarati Cuisine like Teekha Ganthia, Waghareleli (Masala) Khichdi, Idada, Kutchi Beer.

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