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Masala Chaas | Spiced Buttermilk Recipe

Indian Masala Chaas (मसाला छाछ) also known as Spiced Buttermilk is a healthy drink which is made from yogurt, spices/ herbs and water. This Indian buttermilk is full of goodness due to its health benefits, and is a brilliant coolant during summer / hot days.

Spiced Butter Milk - Masala Chaas Recipe | YourFoodFantasy.com

Spiced Butter Milk – Masala Chaas Recipe | YourFoodFantasy.com

Masala chaas is perfect beverage in hot weather and you can vary ingredients as per your taste. I am sharing the proportions that I use and have been liked by my guests (and of course myself).

Spiced Butter Milk Recipe - Masala Chaas | Your Food Fantasy

Spiced Butter Milk Recipe – Masala Chaas | Your Food Fantasy

Idea of buttermilk is that I get to eat yogurt. Yogurt is one thing that is loved by my whole family. Sometimes we take it in various forms of raita, e.g. mix vegetable raita, boondi raita, cucumber raita, etc.

Apart from its cooling effect, buttermilk gives a very refreshing feeling, and is good for digestion too. Here I am going to share detailed step by step masala chaas / indian buttermilk recipe.

As much as buttermilk is good during summer, I can have it in any season:) In case you are wondering what you can have specifically in winter, you may like to try out this warm almond milk.

Below is the detailed and quick recipe of Masala chaas

Let’s get to the recipe of masala chaas.

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Masala Chaas | Indian Buttermilk Recipe

Perfect accompaniment for any meal is this Masala Chaas. Helps in digestion too.
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 Portions
Calories 230 kcal


  • 1.5 Cup Yogurt
  • 2.5 Cup Cold Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger Grated
  • 1 Teaspoon Roasted cumin powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Black Salt
  • Salt As Per Taste (Note there is already black salt added too)
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Oil
  • 1/5 Teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 8-10 Curry leaves
  • Chopped Coriander Leaves For Garnishing (Optional)


  • Whisk together yogurt and water until smooth. Add chopped chillies, grated ginger, black salt, black pepper powder and cumin powder to it. Mix well.
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  • Heat a small pan/ladle on slow flame and add oil to it. Add asafoetida, curry leaves and mustard seeds to it. Add this tempering to whisked yogurt and mix well.
  • Keep it in the fridge and serve chilled with chopped coriander garnishing.


  • You can add dry roasted curry leaves, mustard seeds and asafoetida in case you don’t want to add oil based tempering.


Nutrition Facts
Masala Chaas | Indian Buttermilk Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 398mg17%
Potassium 1034mg30%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 208IU4%
Vitamin C 64mg78%
Calcium 155mg16%
Iron 135mg750%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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You may also like to try other summer drinks like raw mango drink, as well as masala shikanji.

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