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Make Butter and Buttermilk At Home

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Most of us love spreading a delicious blob of butter on our toast and having it for breakfast every
morning. Well, butter has multiple uses from adding it into baking goods, to adding it into the dishes we
cook, we all love the flavor it adds, don’t we? So, if you’re someone who uses butter quite frequently, then using store-bought butter can turn out to be quite an expensive affair. Well then, why not make it at home?

Homemade Butter

  • Mixing Bowl
  • Airtight Container
  • 2 Cups Fresh cream

    ((Or heavy cream))

  1. Whisking the fresh cream Into a mixing bowl, add in tee fresh cream (or heavy cream) and using an electric beater start to beat it on medium speed.

  2. Separating the buttermilkThe next step is to separate the butter milk from the butter. So gently start pressing the buttertowards the side of the bowl and you will notice the buttermilk starting to separate.

  3. After this step, pour a glass of cold water over the butter blob to clean it and rinse off all the

    buttermilk and then you can then give it another strain using the sieve and muslin cloth method

    and then procure the butter which is now ready to use.

  4. Into an airtight container, transfer the butter, smoothen it out and it is ready to use. Store it in the


Note: For those who do not have an electric beater, you could also use your regular blender.
You will have to keep beating for a while until the fresh cream turns into whipped cream, then
into stiff peaks and in the end, butter.
Tip: Since the process is quite long, you could use a blender for the purpose of convenience.

Note: Homemade butter can be stored in the refrigerator for around 2 to even 3 weeks if there is
absolutely no buttermilk in the butter.
But in case there is any remnant of buttermilk in the butter, then the homemade butter will last
only around a week and will then begin to turn sour. This is why the washing stage to get rid of
the buttermilk is very essential.

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What do you do with the strained buttermilk?

Well, you can either add this buttermilk in your cooking, into your dishes or you can also make
masala chaas or flavored and spiced buttermilk to drink.

Homemade ButterMilk

  • Blender
  • Glass
  • 1 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1 small green chilli
  • 2 thin slices of ginger
  • 2 mint leaves
  • 1/4 Tsp cumin (jeera) seeds
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  1. Into a mixer blender, add in the buttermilk, along with the green chilli, ginger, mint leaves,

    coriander leaves and jeera seeds. Give it a good blend until properly combined.

    Then, strain it into a glass and it is ready to drink.

Tip: You can chill the buttermilk before making this recipe or refrigerate for 2 hours before
consuming it to have it chilled.

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