Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Soda Chaas - Sparkling Spiced Yogurt Drink !

Made n Enjoyed
Hello readers,

We've seen that lately traditional recipes have been getting a modern twist. People like to experiment with "old school" recipes that have passed down for generations.



One such recipe is masala chaas. Chaas is an indian beverage, consumed whole year round in India by millions. It is a refreshing drink made based of yogurt or buttermilk with added spices such as cumin seeds or herbs such as mint. I have altered the recipe by adding sparkling water, it was lovely and zingy taste and loved by family !
Perfect for summer days !!



You will need :-
  • 1 cup mild plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cup sparkling water or plain soda water
  • Salt per taste
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin seeds crushed
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped mint and coriander
  • 1/4 tsp cumin and coriander powder ( dhana jeera powder )
  • Herb ice cubes


Method:-
Beat plain yogurt and water.
Add all the masala, salt and herbs. Leave ayside.
When you are ready to serve take 1/4 beaten yogurt mixture in a glass and add 3/4 sparkling water.
Add herb ice cubes and serve immediately.

Linking this to my own event Gain Popularity
Know Your Dairy - Yogurt guest host by PJ event started b ME
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Celebrate Cool Summer guest host by Sowmya event started by ME
Enjoy !!

17 comments:

  1. Very unique and super refreshing drink,definitely a thirsty quencher.

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  2. this is an awesome twist to chaas!

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  3. I too had the same idea but south Indian version :) :) Lovely pictures with lovely presentation!

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  4. Loved this.I had this at my friends place..still in my draft.refeshing clicks.

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  5. that is delicious... nice twist to the traditional and yummy chaas!!! thanks for linking..can u please update the link to the event announcement page.. guess you forgot the add the link..
    Sowmya
    Event - Bake Fest
    Event - Celebrate - Summer

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  6. Nice variation.. must be a bit fizzy..

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  7. Lovely chaas, refreshing too.

    today's post:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/04/leftover-rice-chilla-pancake.html

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  8. lovely drink love the presentation

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  9. This sounds so refreshing! I love the use of mint with the yogurt and sparkling water. And a nice bit of spice from the cumin... Thanks so much for sharing this tasty drink!

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  10. refreshing drink! will try this recipe!

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  11. WOW that's so refreshing AND AWESOME CLICKS.

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  12. Looks amazing ! Healthy one too...

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  13. best drink to quench our summer thirst..
    http://enelm.blogspot.de/

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  14. awesome refreshing drink...cute glass jar

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