Hot Weather Yogurt Drink


Preparation info
  • Serves

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


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By Niloufer Ichaporia King

Published 2007

  • About

Starting in April, Bombay gets hotter and more humid every day until, two months later, the monsoon clouds gather and finally drench and quench the parched city. It’s a time of low energy, flagging appetites, and the constant need for something cool and restoring. Chhas is considered a sovereign remedy for wilted bodies, especially in the middle of the day. Strictly speaking, chhas is the whey of churned butter—true buttermilk—though nowadays it refers to a mixture of yogurt a