Milk serum, popularly known as liquid whey, can be used in a wide variety of healthy recipes. Milk serum can be used as a substitute to water in many dishes, but keep the flavours in mind while opting for it. We made this batch of milk serum to add to shamu datshi, a celebrated Bhutanese staple. It is very simple to extract the serum from milk and the whole process takes about 5 minutes.
Besides using milk serum as a substitute for water or stock, you can consume it as is. It can also be flavoured with salt, pepper and green chillies. It is high on sodium, so keep a check on the volume you gulp down.
To extract milk serum or liquid whey, you will need a strainer along with the following ingredients,
Ingredients, Measurements & Nutritional Values
- 500 ml of milk.
- Juice of 1 lemon.
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- Serum of milk is rich in vitamins and minerals. Some of the noteworthy ones are Vitamin C, B and E.
- It also contains calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and zinc. It has decent amount of electrolytes and keeps you hydrated.
- It is aids digestion and cures some stomach ailments.
Video Walk Through : How To Make Milk Serum – Liquid Whey – How To Make Whey
Instructions – How To Make Milk Serum – Liquid Whey – How To Make Whey
- Bring milk to a boil.
- Add lemon juice and churn the milk.
- Turn off the heat and filter the contents of the pot. The resulting filtrate is milk serum or liquid whey.
Serum of milk can be used in the following recipes,
Shamu Datshi – Cheese Soup of Mushroom
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