Lassi Drink; Popular Traditional Drink in Pakistan

Lassi is known as the most popular traditional drink in Pakistan. Lassi is a signifying drink in rural areas of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtun Khwa where people enjoy it heartily.

It is also the counterpart of breakfast in cities like Lahore, Multan, and Quetta. Lassi is a desi drink.

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Origin of Lassi Drink

Lassi originated from the subcontinent and specifically from Punjab and Multan. It is enjoyed by the people of India and Pakistan equally.

 Ingredients for Lassi Drink

 It is made by blending water, yogurt, sugar or salt, and spices.

Types of Lassi Drink

There can be variations in recipe and lassi can be of different types like Namkeen Lassi, Mango Lassi (more like a milkshake), sweet Lassi, spicy mint Lassi, Kesar Pista Lassi, honey lassi, vanilla Lassi, masala lassi.

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Nutritional Value of Lassi Drink

  • Lassi majorly boosts the immune system of the human body because it is a rich source of Vitamin D and lactic acid.
  • Yogurt is rich with calcium so the consumption of lassi can strengthen the bones and teeth.
  • IF roasted and ground jeera and ajwain are added to lassi, it can help cope with bloating, constipation, and other stomach problems.

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 Benefits of Lassi Drink

  • Like shikanjabeen, Lassi also assists the detoxification and enhances the digestive process.
  • Lassi also has probiotics, which are living microorganisms in the gut of the human body that prove to have benefits.
  • Lassi majorly boosts the immune system of the human body because it is a rich source of Vitamin D and lactic acid.
  • Yogurt is rich with calcium so the consumption of lassi can strengthen the bones and teeth.
  • If roasted and grinded zeera and ajwain are added to lassi, it can help cope with bloating, constipation, and other stomach problems.

 

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