Curd contains many nutrients such as protein, calcium, magnesium, vitamin B-6 and vitamin B-12. They are are very useful for our body. Curd helps to digest the food and it strengthens our bones and teeth. Either you can eat or can drink it in the form of lassi. You can call it Curd shake. people make it by different methods.
Usually, people of north-India and Punjab drink sweet lassi and people of Gujarat and south India made Lassi with salt, mint or jeera. It is one of the energetic drink which can cool us in the summers. You can drink it in any season. Let's see how to make Dahi Ki Lassi.
If you get to drink some refreshing juice during scorching heat, it seems really life saving. And if this juice is prepared for Phalsa, it taste heaven. Falsa juice is famous in Uttar Pradesh.
We usually used to listen the vendor voice who used sel phalsa in local lanes and shouts loudly ' Cold and Sweet phalse'. In those days we used to get phalse in abundance. But nowadays we don't get to see phalsa in every local place but yes they are available at few places.
Phalsa is half the size of jamun but is really beneficial and are usually consumed by sprinkling some salt over it. Juice and kulfi prepared with phalsa is just divine in taste. So, let's make Phalsa juice today.
Khajoor (dates) shake is very delicious and also very nutritious. Khajoor shake is complete blend of vitamins, sugar, proteins, carbohydrates and minerals and is hence named as tonic shake. It is a good shake that can be consumed during navratras.
Try making this shake during summers in cold milk and in warm milk during winters. This shake protects you from common cold and cough.
Mango Juice act as a cooling agent for mind and body in the season of summers. We do drink preserved Mango juices available in the market, but they have less quantity of mangoes and contains preservatives and colour in it. So lets make preservative-less and colourless Mango Juice at home.
In this extreme season of heat, a glass of Rose Juice(Sharbat) can help cool down your body and mind. In this time of the year, Rose flower is available in abundance and this is the best time to make Rose sharbat drink.
Wild Rose flowers are considered better to prepare Rose sharbat. Moreover they are cheap in price. In Delhi, you can buy cheap roses in Cannaught Place at Baba Khadak Singh Marg between 4a.m to 9a.m. You will easily get a bunch of 80 flowers for just Rs.60.
Mango is often used in preparing numerous things, but we can only make them till the mango season .i.e. for 2 to 3 months when mangoes are easily available in the market. If we store the mango pulp in freezer then we can bring relish the taste of mango till the next it's next season. To make mango pulp, select the mangoes of your choice. If you find some threads in the mango pulp, then you can strain it.
Raita is an important food item. It not only makes the simple white Curd delicious, but also helps in digestion. Cucumber has a cooling effect and when taken with curd serves the purpose of keeping body and mind cool in this season of heat.