The Indian Subcontinent's Lassi is a popular yogurt-based drink. Lassi is a drink made from yogurt, water, spices, and sometimes fruit. Traditional lassi is a savory drink containing ground and roasted cumin as a flavoring. Sweet lassi, on the other hand, contains sugar or fruits rather than spices.
What is Lassi?
Lassi covered with a thin layer of clotted cream and served with milk. Lassis are typically served chilled as a hot-weather drink during lunch. It's also used as a traditional cure for gastroenteritis when mixed with a little turmeric powder. It's also available at most dairy stores that offer yogurt and milk, in both salty and sweet varieties.
Benefits of Lassi:
Digestion and appetite are both improved.
Ginger offers its own set of health benefits. But when it's mixed into a nutritious drink like lassi, it's even better. When you add a few grated gingers to a well-prepared lassi, the cooling qualities are amplified. It not only cools and calms the body, but it also helps digestion, appetite, and provides antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
The stomach of a doctor.
Lassi is a natural cure for a variety of stomach-related issues. This list contains issues such as stomach bloating, stomach diseases, constipation, and many others. Drinking a glass of this every morning after you wake up can keep your stomach healthy for the rest of the day.
It aids with muscular development.
Simply drink lassi, which is high in protein and necessary for muscular growth. As a result, lassi is popular among bodybuilders.
Bone health is improved.
With lassi, you can also improve your bone and dental health. Because lassi is high in calcium, it's a great method to keep your bones strong.
During pregnancy, it is beneficial.
Milk is a natural source of vitamin B12, calcium, and protein, making it an essential beverage for pregnant women. Drinks made with milk provide you a surge of energy. You can cool down by drinking fresh sweetened yogurt (lassi) or cooled skimmed milk.
In this sweltering weather, a deliciously flavored Lassi is a must.
How to Make Lassi?
Here’s the Lassi Recipe to make it at home.
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Ingredients for Yogurt Lassi:
1/2 cup of yogurt
3 quarts liquid
6 cubes of ice
sugar, 4 tbsp
What is Mango Lassi and How to make it at home?
Mangoes are high in phenols, which act as antioxidants and anti-cancer. They're also heavy in iron, making them ideal for pregnant women and anyone who suffer from anemia. Mangoes are high in antioxidants and low in carbs, which aid digestion. A good source of vitamin A, E, and Selenium, it's ideal for diabetics and anyone suffering from kidney failure.
Ingredients for Mango Lassi:
1 cup chopped very ripe mango, frozen chopped mango, or canned mango pulp (see how to peel and chop mango).
1 cup yogurt (plain)
1/2 gallon of milk
4 teaspoons honey or sugar (adjust to taste)
Optional dash of ground cardamom
In a blender, combine the following ingredients:
Blend the mango, yogurt, milk, sugar, and cardamom for 2 minutes in a blender.
If it's a hot day and you want a more milkshake-like consistency, either blend in extra ice or serve over ice cubes.
To serve, pour the contents into a glass and top with a pinch of ground cardamom.