- 250 g strawberries
- 100 ml plain yoghurt
- 1 tbsp sugar or honey
- 2 ice cubes crushed
Similar to a smoothie, lassi is a yogurt-based drink that originated from India. It also has its roots from Pakistan and Bangladesh which were part of India. You can find lassi stalls in most of the streets of Indian towns and cities. Depending on the place and purpose, lassi can be sweet or sour drink. Strawberry lassi is perhaps one of the best variations of lassi. It is especially helpful when you have fussy eaters in your home. Lassi, in India, is mostly served after a heavy meal. So, if you want to replace your carbonated drinks with something healthier and tastier, you can prepare sweet strawberry lassi in just a few minutes.
Strawberry is packed with vitamins, fiber and particularly high level of antioxidants. It is sodium free, fat-free, cholesterol free and a low-calorie fruit. It improves heart function, prevents cancer, boosts brain function, prevents acne and removes dead skin cells and keeps the skin fresh. It also reduces high blood pressure and boosts immunity. Strawberries also help to reduce appetite, decrease glucose, and reduce body weight and fat, all of which promote weight loss.
Yogurt is loaded with good calcium. It even has good amount of protein. Consuming yogurt on a regular basis strengthens your immune system. It may even help to protect us from osteoporosis. It has several properties which helps in weight management.
How to make Strawberry Lassi
Chaas is a salted drink similar to lassi, but it contains more water than lassi and has the butterfat removed to reduce its thickness.
Unlike strawberry lassi, mango lassi is popular worldwide. It is commonly available in the UK, Malaysia, Singapore, the United States, and in many other parts of the world.