Drink lassi for good health, says book

Tuesday, 04 December 2018, 05:08 Hrs
31
cmt right
32
Comment Right
53
cmt right
15
cmt right
Printer Print Email Email


lassi Love to drink lassi? A new book on varieties of lassi offers recipes for a healthy living.

Lassi is a staple drink that accompanies culturally diversified Indian cuisine and is full of therapeutic properties. 

The book -- "Lassis of India - Smoothies with a Twist" by Radha Bhatia -- attempts to span five generations of stories, wisdom and recipes. 

"The idea of writing a book on lassis occurred to me when I realised that in today's fast paced and hectic life, a healthy lifestyle and eating habits was a universal concern. Almost everything available for ready consumption today is processed, full of artificial flavours, colours and preservatives," Bhatia said in a statement. 

"And our age-old elixirs like lassi have been almost relegated into obscurity. These tasty and healthy beverages, consumed over centuries in many different avatars across various parts of the country, are natural and full of ingredients with tremendous health benefits," she added.

Lassis of India is a compilation of 74 traditional recipes from various states blending with the local food and climate. The rest are lassis with a twist -- prepared with herbs, fruits and nuts which would attract the younger generation. 

Churned out of yogurt or dahi, lassi is very beneficial for the digestive system. It is light on the stomach and contains healthy bacteria that aid in smooth digestion. 



Read more news:



How Much Does the Average US consumer Owe?



Is a Debt Consolidation loan good or bad? Learn About its Advantages and Disadvantages


Source: IANS
SPOTLIGHT
Business
The Pentagon has selected Microsoft and Amazon Web Services (AWS, the cloud computing arm ..
Technology
Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is still developing its previously announced "Vacatio..
Startup City
Youth are leading India's start-up ecosystem where the median age of founder-entrepreneurs..
Career
Wiley, a global leader in research and education has announced a series of blended learning progr..
US Indian
Facebook-owned photo messaging app Instagram has launched the beta version of its in-app sh..
Gadgets
Google Pixel and OnePlus smartphones are catching up and giving stiff competition to Samsu..
Finance
The Reserve Bank of India injected a total liquidity of Rs 2.98 lakh crore in the market in 20..
Enterprise IT
Taking on streaming giants like Netflix and Hulu, Walt Disney Co. has announced it will laun..
Entertainment
"Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin doesn't want season eight to be the final chapter of "..