Fenugreek Buttermilk (Menthi Majjiga)

Fenugreek is one of the healthiest seasonings in the Indian kitchen. It has many health benefits! Try fenugreek buttermilk, it takes a few minutes to make.

** Fenugreek buttermilk**

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 5 mins


Buttermilk (unsalted) – 2 cups

Green chillies – 3 (finely chopped)

Turmeric powder – 1 pinch

Salt to tase

Coriander to garnish

For seasoning:

Cumin (jeera) – 1/2 table spoon

Fenugreek  – 1 table spoon

Mustard  – 1/2 table spoon

Carom (ajwain) – 2 pinches

Dried red chillies – 2

Oil – 2 table spoons


1) In a bowl, add buttermilk, chopped green chillies, a pinch of turmeric, and salt to taste. Mix thoroughly.

2) For seasoning ~ In a heated skillet add oil, cumin, fenugreek, mustard, carom and dried red chillies. Let them pop.

3) Add the seasoning to buttermilk and garnish with coriander.

Fenugreek buttermilk is ready to eat. Best when served with Upma!



4 thoughts on “Fenugreek Buttermilk (Menthi Majjiga)

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