Ayurvedic Buttermilk (Takra)

Ayurvedic buttermilk (takra) is a liquid preparation made by churning yoghurt with water.  It is a digestive stimulant and helps with proper elimination.  It is very beneficial in cases of IBS, Crohn’s disease, haemorrhoids and obesity.

Buttermilk (Takra)
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Serves: 1 glass
 
Ayurvedic buttermilk (takra) is a liquid preparation made by churning yoghurt with water. It is a digestive stimulant and helps with proper elimination. It is very beneficial in cases of IBS, Crohn’s disease, haemorrhoids and obesity.
Ingredients
  • 1 part organic, natural, live yoghurt (e.g. 25ml)
  • 4 parts room temperature water (e.g. 100ml)
  • Rock salt
  • Spices to taste (ginger, cumin, coriander, cardomom, hing)
Instructions
  1. Put the yoghurt and water in a bottle, screw lid on tightly and shake well till it is completely mixed and there are bubbles on the top. Alternatively, mix in a blender. Shake or mix for as long as possible as the more mixed, the better the buttermilk is for you.
  2. Add rocksalt and spices as per your taste
  3. Drink at room temperature
Notes
When to take:
• Drink your buttermilk after your meals (especially lunch). This ensures the meal is digested well and also reduces any desire for any further food.
• Do not drink in the evening (after sun-set).

 

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