When it comes to healthy drinks that are good for weight loss, buttermilk comes out on top! Not only is it a healthy drink, great for summer but also effective for weight loss. With chilled curd, water and spices like cumin and mint, you can ward off the heat. Moreover, it is one of the most effective drinks in Ayurveda which can also help in digestion. All in all, nutritionists even think that chaach is recommended by nutritionists in summer.
Here are some of the tips:
Tip 1: Cumin
Generously add freshly ground cumin powder in buttermilk. Not only will this help in easing gastric problems but it will also aid in weight loss.
Tip 2: Ginger
Ground some ginger and squeeze the juice out of it. Add 1 tsp of this ginger juice to a cup of fresh buttermilk. This health drink will regulate the bile secretion and improve digestion for weight loss.
Tip 3: Green Chili Paste
Spice lovers can add fresh green chilli paste in a glass of buttermilk. This will improve your metabolism while speeding up the digestive process.
Tip 4: Rock/Pink Salt
Other than spices, you can add rock/pink salt to your cup of buttermilk. Drinking this concoction will be able to help in regulating the water levels in the body while controlling excess sweat and dehydration.
Tip 5: Mint
Lose weight by adding mint to the buttermilk you are about to drink. It is an excellent coolant and works by fastening the gastric juices, which further aids in weight loss.
Tip 6: Coriander
For fans of coriander, you can incorporate it in powdered form or use it fresh while making buttermilk. This ingredient is known for relieving gas and bloating, which in turn is beneficial for weight loss.
Tip 7: Black Pepper
Another spice you can add to buttermilk is freshly ground black pepper. This ingredient enhances the taste and can boost your metabolism, which is quite important for weight loss.
Tip 8: Pippali With Honey
Add in honey with Pippali to your batch of buttermilk, then you can ease abdominal swelling caused by intestinal perforation.
Tip 9: For Vegans
Vegans can amp up the weight loss effects and flavor by adding coconut milk along with spices like black pepper, cumin, and pink salt with some fresh coriander leaves.
Note: The ideal time to drink chaach, according to Ayurveda is after lunch as it is easy to digest. But it’d be best not to drink it at night, for it can aggravate the Vata & Pitta, which will cause an imbalance in the body.
How do you drink your chaach? Share your experience at the comments section below!