Saturday, May 11, 2013

Rice Mylk Majjige - Spicy South Indian Buttermylk for Virtual Vegan Potluck 3.0


Rice Mylk Majjige - Spicy South Indian Buttermylk for Virtual Vegan Potluck 3.0

It's Virtual Vegan Potluck time once again! Wheee.

If you have been following the VVP blog route, you have arrived here from Veggie4ayear. You can click on the "Go Back" button below to go back to her VVP blog post which is the first in the Beverages category.



I took part in the VVP for the first time last November. I made Hot Spiced Chai with Cashew/Sesame Mylk which was voted as the Award Winning Recipe in the Beverage Course and got featured on the VVP blog last month. I even got a cool VVP Tee. :)

This VVP, I'm back with another Beverage offering, complete with a step-by-step HowDo tutorial. Spicy South Indian Buttermylk made of Rice Mylk.

Rice Mylk Majjige - Spicy South Indian Buttermylk for Virtual Vegan Potluck 3.0

Buttermilk/Moor/Majjige is a quintessential South Indian beverage. It's made out of yoghurt that's been blended with water, flavoured with lime and spices and seasoned. As I mentioned in my Peanut Curds post, the first thing a South Indian does when they turn vegan is to look for a vegan yoghurt alternative to make Curd Rice. More often than not, vegan Buttermylk is the very next thing curds get turned into.

Cold Majjige is one of the most delicious things to sip on a hot summer's day. It's spicy and soothing all at the same time. It is chock full of beneficial bacteria which are extremely soothing for your tummy and help to beat the ushna (body heat) that is generated because of all the mangoes you've been indulging in during the summer months. :)

I really like the gingery, mustard-y goodness, but it can also be prepared in a more simple and non-spicy way by just blending the curds with water, ice (optional), salt and lime. It's pretty tasty that way too.

You can start with any packaged or home made plant based yoghurt - soy, peanut, cashew, oat, rice... It just has to be absolutely plain - unflavoured and unsweetened. I've made this one with Rice Mylk that I turned into curds by adding a few cups of rejuvelac and letting it ferment overnight. Since Rice Mylk is already watery to begin with, I feel it suits the Buttermylk recipe well. And the starch in the rice makes the end result extra soothing.

Now on to the step-by-step HowDo recipe for Rice Mylk Majjige. Enjoy! :)



To continue on the VVP path, you can click on the "goforward" button below to be taken to Gazing In's VVP post, which is also a Beverage.



Or if you want to go to the beginning of the whole list of 169(!!!) blogs which are participating this time in the Virtual Vegan Potluck, you can find them on the host site Vegan Bloggers Unite.

Thank you Annie, Somer, Lidia, Jason and everyone else behind VVP for making this awesome event possible! :)

24 comments:

  1. Happy Virtual Vegan Potluck 3.0 Day! I love your recipe and the video!

    ♡ rika, vegan miam
    www.veganmiam.com
    ★ we travel + eat vegan blog ★

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  2. Well, this looks amazing. I love your video, too. That's such a nice addition and great to hear you talking about your recipe.

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  3. One - This recipe looks delicious, especially since I love South Indian beverages (because I looooove tonic and sweet-and-sour-salty stuff). Two - How cute is your little voice? And that HowDo is awesome! You know those ambient noise machines people fall asleep to? I was literally feeling relaxed just listening to the water being poured and spices sizzling. I should come to your site for therapy! :D Beautiful job.

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  4. One - This recipe looks delicious, especially since I love South Indian beverages (because I looooove tonic and sweet-and-sour-salty stuff). Two - How cute is your little voice? And that HowDo is awesome! You know those ambient noise machines people fall asleep to? I was literally feeling relaxed just listening to the water being poured and spices sizzling. I should come to your site for therapy! :D Beautiful job.

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  5. i love all your hodos.. how awesome.. another super drink!!

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  6. This looks amazing! I am getting into more fermented recipes so will be stopping by again! Happy potluck! X

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  7. Really interesting, I've never come across this before!

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  8. This is really cool, Susmitha! I always learn something new from you. So glad to have you in the Potluck, lady!

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  9. There it is! I love the howdo! You are amazing! I wanna drink this now!

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  10. Totally novel to me. I'm very, very curious now. I'll have to come back and try this.

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  11. This looks amazing! I love trying new dishes! Happy VVP!

    - alexis
    www.sugarcoatedvegan.com

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  12. What a fascinating drink, I've never seen anything like this before. Is there any chance of you recording talking books? I would love to listen to you reading me a bedtime story, you have a beautiful voice. :-)

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  13. Cool slideshow, Susmitha! What a fun idea!

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  14. Nice recipe! I've never seen anything like it before. Happy VVP! :)

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  15. I've never seen anything like this before, I am definitely intrigued. The video is a great addition, thanks for sharing. Happy VVP!!

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  16. What a great idea - I can't wait to try it!

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  17. Wow, I have learned something new today. I have never even heard of majjige before. This is really interesting. I am definitely going to attempt this in summer. Thank you.

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  18. rice mylk Majjige sounds so YUM!

    South indian are so addicted to majjige and mosaru...

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  19. Rice mylk majjige sounds so YUM!

    How did you make rice mylk?

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  20. that's what I love about your blog - I know there's always something new and exciting that I've never seen before here. Majjige is a new one on me - it looks a lot of fun!

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  21. The most refreshing summer cooler ever :)

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  22. This sounds delicious! I love spiced hot drinks. I find it very strange when people write "mylk" though!

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