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Spinach, Mint and Buttermilk Shorba

Spinach, Mint and Buttermilk Shorba

Shristi Patni
5 from 85 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Soup
Servings 4


  • 250 g frozen spinach (defrosted) (8 oz)
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 1 tsp mild curry powder
  • ½ tsp peeled and finely grated fresh root ginger
  • 500 ml buttermilk (17 fl oz)
  • 6 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves (plus extra to garnish)
  • 350 ml iced water (12 fl oz)
  • 8 ice cubes
  • salt and pepper


  • Place the spinach in a colander and squeeze out the excess water. Finely chop the spinach.
  • Transfer to a food processor with buttermilk, ginger, curry powder and garlic.
  • Season well and stir in the chopped mint. Add the measured water and process the mixture until smooth.
  • Ladle the soup into chilled bowls, drop 2 ice cubes into each bowl and garnish with a few extra mint leaves. Serve immediately.
Keyword Cold Soups, Spinach, Mint and Buttermilk Shorba