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Beetroot Chaas or Beetroot Buttermilk is a delicious, refreshing and healthy beverage for summers. Here is how to make this summer cooler.

Beetroot Chaas is a colourful and delicious variation of buttermilk that we drink every day.

Chaas is a family favourite and even the kiddo gulps a few glasses without complaining.

Made with some very basic ingredients, it’s a very good body cooler and has all the goodness of curd in it.

Suddenly, one day, I got determined to make the regular Spiced Buttermilk more nutritive by adding some beetroot to it and the result was even more delicious and obviously healthy!

Beetroot also lends a beautiful colour to this drink which surely attracts all the kids to taste it!

Moreover, the tadka of mustard seeds and curry leaves gives a very distinctive flavor to the Chaas, my family totally loved its flavor and its colour.

I like to drink my Chaas chilled so apart from chilling it for a few hours in the refrigerator, I also add a few ice cubes in it.

You could add ice cubes only if you feel like adding them, that is completely optional!

Beetroot Chaas is surely going to make your summer more refreshing as this drink has the goodness of both beetroot and yogurt.

Chukandar or beetroot helps in increasing the blood flow and it even lowers the blood pressure.

Buttermilk, on the other hand, clears stomach and aids in smooth digestion.

Also, buttermilk is a rich source of vitamin B12 which bolsters your immunity.

As I told you, Chukandar Chaas absolutely needs to be on your summer menu of coolers.

Hence, scribble down its recipe and serve it chilled with breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Ingredients

Step by Step Recipe

Add beetroot and ½ cup of water in a pan. Boil for 5 minutes.

Remove the pan from heat and let the beetroot cool. Blend in a blender along with the water, ginger and green chilli  to make a smooth paste.

Strain the pureed beetroot through a strainer.

Whisk the curd in a big vessel. Add water, salt and pureed beetroot.

Heat oil in a pan.

When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and curry leaves.

Pour the tempering in the chaas. Serve chilled.

Beetroot Chaas Recipe

Beetroot Chaas or Beetroot Buttermilk is a delicious, refreshing and healthy beverage for summers. Here is how to make this summer cooler.

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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 114kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups Yogurt
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ cup Beetroot (Peeled and cubed)
  • ½ teaspoon Ginger (Grated)
  • ½ teaspoon Green Chilli (Chopped)

For tempring

  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 10-12 Curry Leaves

Instructions

  • Add beetroot and ½ cup of water in a pan.
  • Boil for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from heat and let the beetroot cool.
  • Blend in a blender along with the water, ginger and green chilli to make a smooth paste.
  • Strain the pureed beetroot through a strainer.
  • Whisk the curd in a big vessel.
  • Add water, salt and pureed beetroot.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Pour the tempering in the chaas.
  • Serve chilled.

Notes

You can make this chaas without tempering as well.

Nutrition

Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 364mg | Potassium: 218mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 216IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 1mg
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