1 cup milk
1 tbsp lemon juice or white vinegar
Buttermilk is a general term for a variety of dairy drinks. Traditionally, buttermilk is the term used to refer to the liquid extracting from cultured curd. It is churned and diluted in water. You can have a salted or a sweet buttermilk. Such fermented drinks are common to warm countries like Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, the Balkans and the Southern United States.
A few food items need buttermilk; items like waffles or pancakes. Today, I will share an easy way to make buttermilk in the comfort of your home. All you need are two ingredients!
How do you like your buttermilk? Some people drink it straight or use it to cook but whatever your preference is, we have got you covered. Good news for vegans! It is possible to make vegan or dairy free buttermilk.
- Buttermilk boosts the body’s protein intake. Every cell present in the human body has a certain quantity of protein in it. Also, every tissue in the body relies on protein for constant maintenance and repair.
- The nutrients are particularly essential for the formation of strong bones, skin, and muscles. If you take 1 cup of buttermilk, you get approximately 8.1 grams of protein which translates to the same amount of protein you get from regular low-fat milk. The amount of protein you get from a cup of buttermilk is about 15% – 17% of the protein required by women and men.
How to Make Buttermilk
TIP: If you have leftover buttermilk, don’t throw it away. Instead you can make:
Buttermilk is a very diverse drink. It can be used in confectionery or baking or you can just drink it.