Kefir, milk and water. Make Your Own Probiotic Drinks Today! Free & Fast UK Delivery Available. Milk kefir, a probiotic beverage, is fairly well-known, and can be found in many grocery stores.
Each type of kefir has unique characteristics and is made slightly differently. Milk and Water Kefir Kefir grains are a wonderful way to culture raw milk because they are not temperature sensitive—for yogurt and other cultures, the milk needs to be heated and kept warm for the culture to work. Not so for kefir, which can be cultured at room temperature. You can cook Kefir, milk and water using 7 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Kefir, milk and water
- It’s of For milk kefir.
- You need 2-4 of Tb.spoons milk kefir grains (I know! It’s not a printing error).
- You need 500 ml of full fat milk.
- You need of For water kefir.
- Prepare 3-4 of Tb.spoons water kefir grains (less and more doesn’t matter).
- You need 3-4 of Tb.spoons sugar.
- Prepare 1 of litter filtered water.
Moreover, the culturing takes only twenty-four hours. There are two types of kefir, 'milk kefir', and 'water kefir,' and both are made by fermenting liquids using bacterial cultures. Milk kefir is the most common type, and originated in the North Caucasus, Eastern Europe and Russia, where it was traditionally fermented in goatskin bags. Milk kefir, made with either dairy milk or coconut milk, far surpasses water kefir in probiotic potency.
Kefir, milk and water instructions
- For milk kefir. In a clean large jar put grains and milk. Cover and leave for 24 hrs. Strain with plastic sieve and transfer to another clean jar. I normally leave a small amount of milk in the milk bottle before fermentation and keep the grains in it after fermentation until I make another batch..
- For water kefir. In a clean large jar put sugar and grains. Cover and leave for 48hrs. Strain with plastic sieve and transfer to another clean jar or bottle. If you leave it at room temperature it continues to ferment and it becomes bubbly drink..
- Keep the grain in sugar and water mix and keep in the fridge until you need it again. Try using different type of sugar. Also dried fruits can be used. I like the combination of dark sugar and dates..
The benefits of milk based kefir exceed those of water kefir no matter if the water kefir is cultured with fruit juice, vegetable juice, coconut water, or filtered water and a whole sweetener. The use of kefir grains, in both water and milk variations, is the traditional way to make milk kefir or types of water kefir, also commonly called "tibicos." In recent times, especially is the last decade, kefir powdered starter cultures have become a popular way to make homemade kefir without having to use heirloom SCOBY grains. Kefir is a fermented beverage made from milk or sweetened water. The sour tang is the result of bacteria and yeasts that use the sugars for fuel. The bacteria ferment the milk and create a range of different substances, like vitamins, acetate, and lactate (these last two have benefits for the gut microbiome and gut health).