Tuesday, May 31, 2011



Lassi is popular dairy beverage of Pakistan. Lassi is originally from Punjab but is served widely in all parts of Pakistan. Its is very easy and quick to make. Lassi is every day drink and very refreshing. It is a perfect drink that boosts energy. Lassi is a natural yogurt, rich probiotic drink. Lassi is of great importance in diet and has a great nutritional value. It contains fat, protein, lactose, ash, calcium, phosphorus.

Main ingredient of Lassi is yogurt. Yogurt is a dairy product produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. The bacteria used to make yogurt are known as "yogurt cultures". Fermentation of lactose by these bacteria produces lactic acid, which acts on milk protein to give yogurt its texture and its characteristic tang. Freshly made yogurt is filled with countless numbers of beneficial bacteria that help digestion and kill harmful viruses. Yogurt is digested in about one hour as compared to the three hours it can take to digest milk.   This makes the yogurt even more light and digestible and helps in intestinal comfort after eating a meal 

Lassi is a versatile drink which allows to experiment with different flavors. Only the yogurt, sugar, water and ice are the basic ingredients that remain the same. There are many types of lassi that are flavored with sugar, rosewater, mango, strawberry or other fruits and have become immensely popular. Lassi is served chilled.

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