Neer mor / Spiced butter milk

Written by: 7aumsuvai

Neer mor or spiced buttermilk is a best summer drink that helps to beat the heat. In our native place, during the month of April we celebrate chithirai thiruvizha, at that time we make neer mor, paanagam to serve devotees.

Neer mor / Spiced butter milk / நீர் மோர்


      • 1/2 cup – Curd / yogurt
      • 2 cups – Water
      • 1 tsp – Ginger (finely chopped)
      • 1 no – Green chilli (chopped finely)
      • 1 tbsp – Coriander leaves (chopped finely)
      • 1 tsp – Cumin seeds (crushed in palm)
      • Salt as needed


      • 1/2 tsp – Oil
      • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds
      • 5 or 6 nos – Fresh curry leaves
      • 2 pinches – Asafoetida

Neer mor process

Neer mor collage

Preparation method:

  1. Take a mixing bowl, add in curd and water, beat it nicely with whisker or mathu ( traditional instrument) as shown in the picture until frothy.
  2. Now add in chopped ginger, green chillies, crushed cumin seeds, chopped coriander leaves along with required salt, mix everything well together and set aside.
  3. Finally season with items given in the list for seasoning and serve chilled.

Neer mor / Spiced butter milk / நீர் மோர்


  • I used mathu to whisk buttermilk and it is the traditional way of doing it.
  • You can increase or decrease ginger and green chillies according to your needs.
  • If your curd is very sour than you have to add more water than specified in the ingredients list. 

Neer mor / Spiced butter milk / நீர் மோர்


  1. Ennaku oru tumbler... Nice clicks

  2. Refreshing Drink for this summer...

    Yum! Yum! Yum!

  3. Healthy and refreshing drink.. Perfect to beat the heat..

  4. neer mor... wonderful drink for summers.nice..

  5. beautiful and tempting presentation and perfect for summer

  6. one of the best drink during this climate, love it :)

  7. refreshing moor to beat the summer heat....

  8. wow.. refreshing drink.. nice clicks..:)

  9. perfect refreshing drink for summer

  10. Looks very delicious and very refreshing

  11. Best drink on a hot day! No other beverage can beat this!

  12. so refreshing .. perfect for this wheather

  13. Prefect summer drink, quite refreshing and delicious.


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