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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Poosanikai Moru | Summer Drinks | Pumpkin ButterMilk

        Poosanikai Moru / Spiced buttermilk with white pumpkin,one of the easy and cost effective way to refresh yourself on a summer afternoon.Spiced moru is also called sambaram in kerala,majjige in andhra, neer mor in Tamil.
pumpkin buttermilk

       Buttermilk is often consumed during summers to cool body.Also adding salt while sweating takes off the tiredness.In south India yogurt is prepared at this drink can be prepared in no time when there is a sudden guest on a sunny day.  

pumpkin buttermilk1
     Instead of plain buttermilk  can add veggie like white pumpkin,cucumber which makes your skin glow and aids in lose of weight.There is no taste variation in pumpkin buttermilk, i mean buttermilk dominates over white pumpkin.

                                           Poosanikai Moru | Summer Drinks

Pumpkin buttermilk4                                    How to make pumpkin buttermilk

 Cuisine: Indian  Category:Drinks   Serves:1-2  Cook time:Prep time:5 minutes

  • 1 cup chopped poosanikai/white pumpkin.
  • 1 cup of water.
  • 1/2 cup yogurt/thayir.
  • salt required.
  • few jeera/jeeragam.
  • small ginger/inji.
  • 1 small green chili.
  • few chopped coriander leaves.
pumpkin buttermilk2

  •  Add poosanikai,yogurt,ginger,green chili and blend it to smooth paste.Add more water if required.
  • Add required salt.
  • Finally add jeera,finely chopped coriander leaves.
  • Poosanikai moru/Pumpkin buttermilk is ready.Serve chilled or add ice cubes if desired.
pumpkin buttermilk3

  • Instead of adding jeera,coriander leaves directly you can add while grinding it.
  • You can add curry leaves too if you have some.
  • Buttermilk is spicy because of green chili,if you want less spice just add it as is.No need of grinding the green chili.


  1. Lovely buttermilk, perfect for this season!

  2. Very healthy drink and going to try this!

  3. That last pic is amazing! sounds so refreshing...

  4. Perfect & refreshing drink for summer.

  5. Never made before. But sure why not? Looks so heavenly.

  6. we make neeru majjige but addition of white pumpkin is new.. will definitely try:)

  7. Poosanikai moru looks delicious.

  8. Lovely buttermilk. A perfect drink for summer. Love it :)

  9. I have done this with cucumber, have to try with poosinikkai, looks superb..

  10. Ohh so cool n unique... Have tried cucumber lassi.. Can we eat poosanikkai raw?? Or is it ok, if we slightly cook??

  11. Refreshing and a healthy gut drink!!

  12. Refreshing drink, must have for summer! Beautiful clicks Priya!


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