This staple Indian summer spiced buttermilk drink is refreshing, delicious, and healthy. Made with buttermilk, spices, and herbs, it takes only 5 minutes to make and can be served after lunch, dinner, or any time of the day.
Pour it into the glass and garnish it with mint leaves and sprinkle roasted cumin.
Serve immediately or refrigerate to chill the chaas for few hours. Chaas tastes best when served chilled.
Green Chili Pepper: You can use Serrano, Birdseye or Thai chili pepper. The green chili makes the chaas nicely spicy. Skip it if making for kids or if you prefer it to be non-spicy. Serving: Chaas tastes best when served chilled. Boondi Chaas: If you like crunchiness in your drink add boondi while serving as a garnish.Hand blender: You can use a hand blender/hand whisker to blend the chaas, Just make sure there are no lumps and it should become frothy.When to have Chaas? Having a glass of chaas every day, preferably post meal, helps improve digestion. But if you have a pollen allergy or cold, you must avoid having chaas at night.