• Snake Gourd Pasta Sauce - Tomato free!

    Snake Gourd Pasta Sauce - Tomato free!

    Serves 2

    Did you know that a fully ripened snake gourd vegetable transforms into a wonderful tomato replacement? The pulp surrounding the seeds are a bright red color and have a sweet flavor. The orange creamy pulp that is on the skin has a very nice mild pumpkin flavor and has the texture of very creamy mashed potatoes. These two pulps blended together create a smooth sauce and when adding yogurt whey (the sour flavor) it creates a perfect tomato sauce! So delicious!

    Here is the wonderful dish I put together together today. Mostly all ingredients came from the garden!

  • Fried Taro Root Chips

    Fried Taro Root Chips

    Serves 3

    If you live in the tropics, taro root is a great vegetable to grow on a self sufficient farm. It gives a lot of food and there are so many different ways of preparing dishes with it. Try these fried taro chips. They're crunchy and delicious!

  • Magical Pink Tulsi Infused Lemonade

    Magical Pink Tulsi Infused Lemonade

    Serves 4

    It is spring time and the Tulasi Manjaris are blooming by the hundreds. We have lots of her to offer to Kṛṣṇa. What to do with all the mahaprasad manjaris after offering them to Kṛṣṇa? Here is a lovely and magical drink that is sure to increase your devotion for Tulasi! Tulasi Maharani ki jaya!

    "Lord Hari has personally declared that even after committing thousands of sinful activities in the early part of his life, if one eats tulasi leaves, he will be freed from the reactions to all his sins."

    Hari-Bhakti-Vilasa 9.218

How to make Homemade Buttermilk

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  • Serves: 12
  • Author: Bhaktin Christina
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How to make Homemade Buttermilk


Here is a step by step tutorial on how make Homemade Buttermilk. This yogurt drink is sweet and creamy and makes a wonderful drink to have with any meal!


  • raw organic cows milk
  • yogurt starter
  • butter churn
  • fine woven colander
  • large pot


  1. First you have to boil the milk. Here we have about 25 liters of milk. As soon as it boils, turn off the flame and let it sit until the temperature reaches 110 degrees. Then place 15 spoons of curd starter and let it set over night.

  2. This is our finished pot of curd that we let sit over night. We are using big blocks of ice to cool down the curd to 60 degrees.

  3. Now it is time to churn some butter! We are using our homemade butter churn.

    Learn: How to make a homemade butter churn

  4. 35 minutes have gone by and the butter has separated from the buttermilk.

  5. Here you can very easily see how the butter has separated from the buttermilk. It should be very easy to scoop out.

  6. Separate the butter using a spoon that has holes in it.

  7. Here we are straining the buttermilk through a very fine colander in order to get out all remaining butter and milk solids.

  8. Example of a large colander for big volumes of buttermilk. Mmmmmmmm

  9. Now you have clean pure buttermilk ready to offer to Kṛṣṇa! You can add any flavor that you like to it. We like it with just sugar most of the time. So Yummmmmmmmy!

  10. We store the buttermilk in large containers to use through out the week.

  11. Fresh Buttermilk!!!!!! Super healthy wholesome natural drink.

  12. This is the cultured butter we got from this batch. Here I am cleaning the butter with cold water.

  13. Make sure to get as much buttermilk water out as you can so the butter doesn't go bad so quickly. We actually just cook the cultured butter immediately and make ghee. We usually get a half liter of ghee out of this.

  14. Cultured Butter! Ready to make some ghee!!

  • Snake Gourd Pasta Sauce - Tomato free!
  • Curds and Whey Soup with Pumpkin and Drumstick leaves
  • Fried Taro Root Chips
  • Easy Homemade Whey Powder
  • Magical Pink Tulsi Infused Lemonade
  • Easy Banana Bread Cupcakes
  • Prabhupada's Prasadam Cookies
  • Steamed Vegetables in a Coconut milk and Chickpea broth
  •  Buttery Lemon Spaghetti with Chickpeas
  • Moist Oatmeal Breakfast Cake served with Homemade Roselle (Jamaica) Jam
  • Orange Sweet Cinnamon Rolls
  • Green Bean and Paneer Stir-fry with a Spicy Peanut Sauce
  • Fluffy Baked Powdered Sugar Donuts
  • Gourmet Pizza with a Creamed Sweet Potato and Carrot Sauce
  • Sweet Spice Pumpkin Bites

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