How the magic potion looks before it sinks in

Red chillies, green dhania, voggarane. Mass-produced majjige on a hot summer day has a taste all its own that hygienic, homemade buttermilk can never really match. At a temple in Gandhinagar in Bangalore on Sri Rama Navami on Wednesday, devotees of the brew line up to taste the thunder.

Photograph: Karnataka Photo News