The summer season is here in all its glory and we cannot wait to get our quota of cooling summer staples. Lassi is that one chilled and refreshing drink which is loved by many people across India. Made by churning curd, lassi is thickened to a cream consistency and then topped with additional flavours. Be it rose syrup, mango, kesar or khus, lassi tastes scrumptious with almost all flavours.
From salty to sweet, there are many variations of lassi and it tastes best when garnished with dry fruits and rose petals. Traditionally, it is served chilled in a tall glass and paired with various Punjabi delicacies like aloo paratha, chhole bhature and even withmakki ki roti and sarson ka saag.
Apart from being immensely delicious, it is quite healthy too. This oh-so-satisfying drink has many benefits along with it. Here we have listed few of them. Read on to know more.
1. Aids Digestion
Since lassi is churned out of yogurt or dahi, it is said to be quite beneficial for our digestive system. It is light on the stomach and contains lactobacilli, healthy bacteria that lubricate the intestines and aid in smooth digestion