The days are already getting warmer in the American Southwest. Its hard to believe that spring has just sprung, because temperatures are already in the upper 80s. Melons and coconut water are sneaking into the refrigerator. An inexpensive way to beat the heat is spiced buttermilk, like the ones my mom used to make. Diluted yogurt with a bit of salt, sugar and a sprig or two of herbs is a good electrolyte during summer in India. Summer in the desert is no less brutal. Hence, I make spiced buttermilk quite often, each time a little different.
This time I prepared it with crushed cumin and ginger. If this sounds familiar, you may have seen it at , by Ashwini. Even a humble drink like this looks glamorous in her blog, thanks to her knack with the camera. Her gorgeous photos have always been an inspiration to me. This is my entry to Sig’s , an event started by .