Masala Chaas Recipe – Indian Spiced Buttermilk

Chaas is a churned yogurt made by mixing a few condiments and water. Yogurt is main ingredient of Chaas and is mostly a part of meal especially during summer. Chaas helps in reducing sun stroke and acts as a refreshing cooling agent.  Curd (Dahi / Yogurt), Cumin powder (Jeera), Chaat Masala Powder, Black Salt (Kala Namak), Ginger, Green Chilli, Black pepper powder, Asafoetida (hing), Salt, Mint Leaves (Pudina), Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Chilled water   3/4 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt) 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) 1/4 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder 1/8 teaspoon Black Salt (Kala Namak) 1/8 teaspoon Ginger , grated 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped 1/8 teaspoon Black pepper powder Asafoetida (hing) , apinch Salt , to taste 5 Mint Leaves (Pudina) Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a few sprigs, chopped 1-1/2 cups Chilled water , (adjust)     10   0     To begin making the Masala Chaas Recipe take your serving glasses and chill them in freezer for about 5 minutes before serving.Mix all ingredients including curd, cumin powder, chaat masala powder, black salt, ginger, green chilli, black pepper powder, asafoetida, salt, chilled water except coriander leaves and mint leaves. Use a hand blender until everything is mixed and is smooth.If desired – Take your panchajiri / chaat masala / Jeeralu in a plate. Now dip the rim of your chilled glass on it making sure that the masala is coated around the edge of the glass rim. This gives an interesting look on the presentation and makes it even tastier.Pour the Masala Chaas into your glasses. Top with chopped coriander leaves and mint leaves. You can also put in mint as a stirrer.Serve Masala Chaas Recipe along with Rajasthani Dal Baati Churma, Gatte Ki Sabzi and Kachumber Salad for a weekend lunch.