How to make buttermilk?

How to make buttermilk?

The buttermilk is the remaining liquid that we got while milk curdling. You can also see the fluid on yogurt, fresh cheese, butter, and fresh cream. But we don’t use this liquid and consider it a waste fluid, but today, it has high nutritional value. So, in this article, I am here to guide you all about buttermilk. In the following article, we get to know about How to make buttermilk? So please don’t skip the article from anywhere and read it carefully because it will be very useful for all of you guys.

Uses and benefits of buttermilk

Buttermilk consist of water, milk sugar lactose, and milk protein casein. Because of its name, people consider it a heavy or high-protein product, but it contains approximately 90% of water contain minerals and vitamins. It is low-fat milk to add easily to our daily diet. 

Buttermilk is used in pastries,  pancakes, cookies, bread, salad dressings, and even marinades of chicken zinger makes them more delicious and soft.

It is used as a day starting drink and at night to have an early sharp sleep in the summer season. But try to avoid it in winter and cold.

Benefits of buttermilk 

  • Helps to fight depression
  • Increase physical energy
  • Helps in weight loss
  • Reduces cholesterol
  • Prevent constipation
  • Increase the consumption of proteins and amino acids
  • Balances blood pressure
  • Control blood sugar level
  • Increases muscle mass
  • Increase appetite 
  • Reduces acidity 
  • Hydrate the body
  • Provide essential vitamins and minerals.

How to make buttermilk 

Buttermilk is used fresh in recipes, so today, I will show you how to make fresh buttermilk at home at low cost and very easily. So, let get started


  •  1 cup of whole milk (1 glass)
  •  1 tbsp lemon juice or white vinegar

(Here I am using lemon juice)


  • Take a bowl and mix both ingredients milk and lemon juice and mix well so that the ingredients integrate well and wait for 20 minutes.
  • After the time is over, you will be noticed that the process is started and curd limps are started. Mix well but slowly and place in refrigerator for 1 hour to finishing the setting.
  • After the time is over, you have curdles and yellowish milky liquid. Yes, the yellowish milky liquid is buttermilk. 
  • Strain it with a porous cloth. 
  • Take a container and place a porous cloth in it. Now pour your preparation in it slowly and strain it.
  • Wait for a few minutes until you get to drop by drop all buttermilk in the container, and the curd remains in the porous cloth.
  • Now pour your buttermilk into a jug and serve or use in your favorite recipe. 
  • On the other hand, add a litter salt in your curd and mix.
  •  Your homemade fresh cotton cheese is ready. Enjoy!!!

How to store buttermilk

  • Buttermilk goes bad when we dont store it properly. As a result, we reserve it at 35 degrees in the refrigerator for 14 days.
  • We can also freeze it in ice cubes. You have to pour the buttermilk into an ice cube tray, freeze it overnight, and transfer them to a sealable plastic bag. You can store these ice buttermilk cubes for upto one month in the freezer and use them whenever you want.

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