Katralai neer mor / aloe vera butter milk is a perfect summer cooler for body. Katralai / aloe vera extract is a wonder medicine for both external n internal body. Internal consumption helps in controlling diabetes and blood lipids. It’s very rich in antioxidants which cures cardiac diseases.

Buttermilk with aloe vera makes a perfect body coolant and helps in uterus dis orders and also helps women in aiding supportive functions during there menstrual cycle. 
Tempering is optional but it adds up more flavor. In olden days every household entrance had Katralai / aloe vera plant as a sign of  warding off bad diseases. In tamil it is also called as sotru katralai. Aloe vera gel is a wonder medicine and cures all skin related issues. 

What you need:
Aloe vera extract / katralai gel- 1/4 cup
Thick curd – 1 cup
Green chilly – 1 no
Ginger – 1 tsp
Coriander – 2 tsp, Curry leaves – 1 sprig, Mint leaves – 1 tsp
Oil – 1/2 tsp
Mustard – 1/4 tsp
Salt as reqd
Asafoetida gen pinch 

How to make:
Beat the curd with 2 cups water and aloe vera extract until smooth. In a blender add ginger, green chilly, curry leaves, mint, coriander add water and blend till smooth strain it and add it to buttermilk mixture.

Add salt and asafoetida and mix well. Temper with oil, mustard and curry leaves and add to the butter milk. 

Refrigerate and serve chilled!!


  1. says

    When you say aloe vera extract, you mean the colourless pulp after you have shaved off the green skin?? Mum has tons of aloe vera growing in the garden, am definitely going to try this recipe… I desperately need it to beat the heat!!

  2. says

    Today I prepared Amla buttermilk and this is a nice varition. I mix kathalai with lemon juice and drink. never tried butter milk. Nice Idea!!!:-)

  3. says

    Thanks a lot for preparing this aloe vera butter milk. This is the perfect antidote to beat the summer heat and a super healthy drink.

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