Seduce your taste buds with neer more

Neer more is spiced and flavoured buttermilk.’Neer’ means water in Tamil and ‘More’ means buttermilk,so it is watery buttermilk.It is very common in south India.It is a ¬†summer drink since south india is a hot place. It is even distributed in stalls for free ¬†in south india in summer festivals and carnivals.
Photograph: Sharmis passion blog
Traditional butter milk is the liquid left after churning the butter out of cream.It becomes a little sour when not refrigerated after churning.There are a lot of preparations like more kali,more kozhambu using this buttermilk.This is also a traditional drink.It is prepared a s a naivedhyam on sri rama navami.It is also made an after meal drink in the sumangali poojai.It is given to all the ladies along with panagam after the meal.
Ingredients:
2 cups yogurt
1 1/2 tblsp lemon juice
4 green chillies
1 inch ginger
1/4 cup coriander leaves (dhania patta)
10-12 curry leaves (kari patta)
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp asafoetida
salt to taste
How to make neer more:
  • Churn the yogurt. Add about 1/4 litre chilled water. Churn briefly.
  • Wash green chillies and fresh coriander leaves, wash and peel ginger. Chop all the three ingredients finely.
  • Pound curry leaves with required quantity of salt.
  • Dry roast the cumin seeds and crush into a fine powder.
  • Add the prepared ingredients to churned yogurt. Mix in asafoetida powder. Adjust salt and refrigerate for about 1/2 hour.
  • Strain and serve in tall glass tumblers with some crushed ice.

Enjoy!

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