Yummy Lassi Varieties
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Sweet lassi is a typical North Indian summer drink. It is a famous drink in Punjab and Rajasthan. When lassi is served in mud glass it tastes heavenly.
Mint/Pudina is a familiar herb and widely used all over the world. For salads to biriyani mint is used for its unique flavor and benefits.
It has various health benefits. It improves oral health and removes the bad breath. It is a quick and effective remedy for nausea. It also aids to get rid of acne. It clears up congestion of nose,throat and lungs. It helps to lose weight in a healthy way. It inhibits the release of histamines that causes allergies and high fever.
It has the ability to prevent cancer. It is a natural stimulant and relives fatigue and depression. Study says people using mint frequently have higher memory retention and alertness. It also promotes digestion.
Pudina is loaded with antioxidants and phytonurients and hence helps keep stomach cramps and acidity at bay.Mint leaves has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps soothe skin infections. Mint juice acts as an excellent skin cleanser.Since pudina has a very strong aroma, it gets to stimulate your brain functioning and helps cure nausea.Mint leaves are a great remedy to relieve the pain caused during menstrual cramps.
100g of mint leaves has 66% of iron and 81% of vitamin A. Pudina can be combined with many vegetables and fruits. It can be consumed as salads or healthy drink. Here is the recipe for pudina/mint lassi. It is very easy to prepare. Mint is a super cooling herb. Pudina/Mint along with curd cools our body internally.
Source for the health benefits of Mint/pudina leaves – https://www.organicfacts.net/
Jal jeera, a refreshing and natural drink, can help to fight intestinal gas and poor digestion. Jal jeera and curd has its own health benefits. When both are combined the benefits are doubled. Lassi with jal jeera has a different taste. It is another desi drink for summer.
The health benefits of jal jeera is as follows
Jal jeera is good for digestion. Jaljeera contains black salt, which is good for digestion. It helps in heart burns, relieves from intestinal gas and re-hydrates the body. It prevents anemia. Cumin content helps in preventing and treating anemia as it is the excellent source of iron. It even improves immunity and keeps your body cool. It acts as a best remedy for gastrointestinal upset. With ginger content, it treats any feeling of nausea and giddiness. It even helps in treatment of abdominal cramps, vomiting, menstrual cramps, arthritis, intestinal gas and several other disorders.
It improves vitamin C deficiency. As it has dry mango or ‘amchoor’ powder, which is high in vitamin C, helps to improve immunity and keeps scurvy at bay. It also burns calories. For calorie conscious people, it’s a care-free drink which they can have as it comes with very low calorie content. It keeps our body hydrated. It is the cure for all health issues as it keeps the body hydrated and removes toxins from the body.
Source for health benefits of jal jeera : http://indianexpress.com/
Summer has already started…Curd and mangoes are the two major ingredients used during summer. Lets make a lassi out of mango. There are many kind of mango. All types are suited for lassi preparation.
Mango has varies health benefits.
Mangoes have been named the most widely consumed fruit in the world. Some of the possible health benefits of consuming mango include a decreased risk of macular degeneration, a decreased risk of colon cancer, improvement in digestion and bone health and even benefits for the skin and hair.
One cup of mangoes (225 gms ) contains the following percentages that apply to daily value. 105 calories . 76 % vitamin C (antioxidant and immune booster). 25 % vitamin A (antioxidant and vision). 11 % vitamin B6 plus other B vitamins (hormone production in brain and heart disease prevention). 9 % healthy probiotic fibre 9 percent copper (copper is a co-factor for many vital enzymes plus production of red blood cells). 7 % potassium (to balance out our high sodium intake). 4 % magnesium.
It is a seasonal fruit and is available throughout summer. It also prevents cancer, keeps the cholesterol level in check, cleanses the skin, alkalizes the body, promotes good eye sight, aids weight loss, strengthen immune system and helps in digestion. It is a rich source of iron.
Source for nutritional values of mangoes – http://healthimpactnews.com/
Lassi is most popular summer drink in India. It can be prepared in so many ways. Basically there are two types of lassi – Sweet and salt. We can prepare different types of lassi in both sweet and salt.
Lassi is more healthy than other carbonated drinks. It cools the body internally. Carbonated drinks are not good for health when consumed frequently. Lassi refreshes our body during summer. It gives energy to our body and helps regain the water content which is lost through sweat.
Here is the recipe for jeera lassi which is a salt type lassi. Lassi is called as buttermilk is English. It is called as Neer mor in Tamil. Jeera lassi taste will be awesome. The ingredients added will give extra flavour to lassi.