Buttermilk Popsicles | Summer Food Recipes

Buttermilk Popsicles – Beat the heat in an interesting way with these spiced buttermilk popsicles.

buttermilk popsicles

Surprise your family with these simple-to-make buttermilk popsicles ! If you are desperate for popsicles but not anything sweet, these popsicles could be a great choice. You can have as many as you want – after all, they are just frozen spiced buttermilk.

I am sure many of us would have made simple popsicles in our childhood days. My cousins and I have tried making popsicles in our grandparents’ home during summer vacation. We mix milk and sugar to make paal ice (milk popsicles). As I do not prefer sweet, I always freeze buttermilk which is made regularly in our home during summer. Those simple popsicles which I made as a kid has evolved into these spiced buttermilk popsicles which I am sharing today in this post. This popsicle is one of the best thirst-quenchers. Beat the heat in an interesting way with these buttermilk popsicles !

recibites_iconOriginally, buttermilk was the liquid left behind after churning butter out of cream. This type of buttermilk is known as traditional buttermilk. (Source – Wikipedia)

Buttermilk Popsicles Recipe:

Cuisine : Indian
Category : Popsicles
Makes : 8

Preparation Time : 10 min + 2 hrs for freezing

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Buttermilk Popsicles – ReciCode

Mix well-beaten curd & water in a bowl → Add some of this mixture to crushed ginger + green chilli → Strain & add to the buttermilk → Add asafoetida, salt, chopped coriander leaves → Mix well → Pour into popsicle mould & cover with the lid → Freeze till half set → Remove the popsicle lid → Insert wooden popsicle sticks → Freeze till set → Take the popsicles out & enjoy.

1 cup : 240 ml


  • 1 cup Thick Curd
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2″ piece Ginger
  • 1/2 Green Chilli
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/8 tsp Asafoetida
  • Salt as required

How to make Buttermilk Popsicles?

1. Crush ginger and green chilli together.
2. Beat the curd well to break down the lumps. You may whip the curd in the mixer grinder for 3-4 seconds.
3. Mix beaten curd and water in a bowl.

4. Add some buttermilk to crushed ginger + green chilli and mix well.

5. Strain this mixture and add to the buttermilk.

6. Add asafoetida, salt and chopped coriander leaves. Mix everything well.

7. Pour this spiced buttermilk into popsicle mould and cover with the lid.

8. If you want to use wooden popsicle stick, freeze the popsicles till it is half-set. Remove the lid and insert wooden popsicle stick.

9. Freeze till set.
10. Keep the popsicle mould under running tap water for 20-30 seconds so that they could be taken out easily. Pop them out of the mould and enjoy!


  • Crushed ginger & green chilli is optional. You may use grated ginger instead.


Happy Cooking!


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