Cucumber and Mint Buttermilk 

With rising temperature in gulf you need some that keep you cool and this natural spiced drink is prefect.

Lassi is very commonly made at home but wanted to try something lighter and little less in calories.

A prefect balance in taste and health.


2 cups Laban (Buttermilk)

1/2 inch ginger 

1 green chili

1 Cucumber 

10-12 mint leaves

1/2 tsp rock salt

1/2 tsp roasted Cumin 

1/2 tsp sugar

1/2 lime

Salt to taste

A pinch of paprika and Cucumber slices for garnish 

In a jug grate ginger and peeled cored Cucumber. 
With help of mortar and pestle crush green chili, roasted cumin and mint leaves and put in jug along with ginger and Cucumber.
Add laban/ Buttermilk and season it with sugar, rock salt and salt according to ur taste. Add juice of half lime. 
Stir well and place it in fridge to chill and also to infuse all flavors in the buttermilk. 
When chilled serve in fancy glasses garnish with slice of cucumber and sprinkle pinch of paprika for color.


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