Ganne ka Ras: Popular Traditional Drink in Pakistan

Ganne Ka Ras is a popular traditional drink in Pakistan. This famous roadside drink is widely enjoyed by the Pakistani people.

This drink is majorly enjoyed during summer and is served chilled. It is considered the national drink of Pakistan. The drink is popular in cities like Multan, Karachi, Larkana, Sukker, Hyderabad, Dera Ismail Khan, and Charsadda.


 Origin of Ganne Ka Ras

The origin of sugarcane, its juice, and its sugar can be traced back to 8000 BCE. It started growing in the Polynesian region and then spread across the world.

 Ingredients of Ganne Ka Ras

Fresh sugarcane, a touch of lemon or orange, or fruiter with some ginger.

 Recipe of Ganne Ka Ras

Peel the sugarcane and ginger. Blend both ingredients in a blender. Squeeze the juice from the blender into a glass in order to filter the juice. Add some lemon according to the taste

 Nutritional Value of Ganne Ka Ras

 A glass of sugarcane juice contains several essential nutrients like flavonoids, sugar, calories, dietary fiber, electrolytes, antioxidants, proteins, and polyphenolics. Nutrition plays a vital role in boosting the immunity and hydration of the body.

 Benefits of Ganne Ka Ras

  • During summer, it is mostly used to provide an instant shot of energy.
  • Apart from having a stimulating effect on taste buds, this juice can prove helpful in curing acne, fighting against cancer, maintaining the proper functioning of kidneys, can enhance the digestive system.
  • It can prevent bad breath and tooth decay and provide the bones with strength because of being rich in phosphorus, calcium, minerals, magnesium, and potassium.
  • Sugarcane juice is also helpful in boosting immunity and accelerating the healing process.

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