Sambharam( Sambaram/Moru Vellam) as called in South India is nothing but the healthy , traditional, energizing, Summer coolant Spiced Buttermilk drink

This flavorful drink is light and refreshing. Buttermilk with spices enables body cooling, promotes digestion and is good for health. It’s always good to have this drink once you come home from outside hot sun or post meals

Today, super markets and stores are flooded with various drinks but nothing can beat a homemade refresher drinks.

Preparation time: 5 mins Cooling time: 1-2 hrs Servings : 2


  • 1 cup thick Curd
  • 2 cups cold Water
  • 1 teaspoon roasted Cumin seeds
  • 1 Green Chilies finely chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger finely grated
  • 3-4 Curry Leaves chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon black Salt or sea Salt
  • 1 teaspoon chopped Cilantro
  • Chopped Mint/ Coriander leaves to garnish

Steps to prepare

  • Whisk curd in a bowl
  • Add water and mix well
  • Now add rest of the ingredients and mix well
  • Refrigerate for 1-2 hours to allow the flavors to set in
  • Strain the drink
  • Pour the drink in a serving glass
  • Garnish with mint or coriander leaves and serve cold
Spiced Buttermilk
Posted by:Rekha Unni

Humble quirky soul embarking on beautiful journey of love called Life. Cooking is one of my favorite hobbies and I love experimenting with different types of foods. it's the love of cooking for my family which has made this hobby as one of my passions

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