Vaghareli Chaas Recipe - Refreshing buttermilk with tempering.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Yogurt, Fresh mint leaves

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

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Vaghareli Chaas

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Vaghareli Chaas Recipe - How to make Vaghareli Chaas


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped1 tablespoon

  • Green chilli chopped1

  • Ginger chopped1 1/2 inch piece

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste

  • Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp + a pinch

  • Ghee 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 3-4


Step 1

Blend half of the yogurt, coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chilli, ginger, black salt, one fourth teaspoon cumin seeds till smooth.

Step 2

Add the remaining yogurt and blend again. Add sufficient water to correct the consistency.

Step 3

Heat ghee in a non stick pan and add a pinch of cumin seeds and curry leaves. Sauté till curry leaves become crisp. Add this tempering to the yogurt and mix. Serve chilled.