How To Make Buttermilk – Initially Buttermilk is the liquid produced from the processing of heavy cream into butter. In earlier times people make butter using a wooden shaker and manual. Now the remaining liquid is the one who called buttermilk makes sense if it is then given the designation buttermilk. If the likes browse baking recipes from the outside, definitely often see one of the ingredients called “buttermilk”. judging by the average recipes that use buttermilk definitely wear either baking soda or baking powder, because the acidic buttermilk reacts with baking soda or baking powder to the dough develops when exposed to heat. The function in the buttermilk pancakes are to make the texture of pancake jd more fluffy and soft, if the cake usually make more crumble and moist.
Some buttermilk for health benefits, among others:
- Balancing the levels of stomach acid
If you suffer from acid reflux then you should start entering the buttermilk into the daily menu. Buttermilk can cool and prevent stomach irritation.
- Restoring the stomach after eating spicy
Spicy foods cause irritation of the stomach lining. Buttermilk and other milk-based products is the best solution to restore the condition of your stomach.
- Improves digestion
Buttermilk able to prevent indigestion and excessive burping. This is because its contents are loaded with pro biotics and encourage the growth of healthy intestinal flora.
- Supplement your calcium
The body under normal conditions require 1000-1200 mg of calcium per day, mainly to maintain healthy bones and teeth. Consuming just one cup of buttermilk every day can increase calcium intake to 350 mg.
- Rich in nutrients
Buttermilk is rich in nutrients other than calcium as a source of protein, potassium and B vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. These nutrients are known widely able to enhance immunity, improve sleep quality, help hormone synthesis processes, and much more.
- Reduce blood pressure, decrease cholesterol and prevent cancer
The results of recent research found that molecules of milk fat in buttermilk contains unique bioactive proteins. The protein can lower cholesterol levels in addition, also has antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-cancer properties. Because it is a rare individual products known by the general public, especially in Indonesia, not many people who have a supply of buttermilk in the refrigerator, or deliberately routinely buy every month for supplies. For the purposes of a sudden, easier and more convenient to make buttermilk from milk. The following simple steps.
Buttermilk is now made by the fermentation of fresh milk by adding lactic acid bacteria are low in fat. The result is fresh milk will thicken and have a sour taste. But not as thick or as sharp taste of yogurt. Buttermilk can be drunk directly or mixed in the dough as a substitute for fresh milk. Unfortunately buttermilk is hard to come except in large supermarkets selling imported goods and even then the price is usually quite striking heart. But we can make buttermilk yourself easily how:
- Add 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon / lime / vinegar into 1 cup (250 ml) of liquid milk
- Let wait for about 10 minutes then it will curdle milk and buttermilk was ready for use
Well simple right. Buttermilk can be replaced also with sour cream or yogurt with the same dose on the prescription. However, according to my taste produced is not as cool as if using buttermilk. So, that’s all the information about how to make buttermilk, hopefully by giving this article, it can help you to make buttermilk in your own home.