– a delicious combination of mango and yogurt with a hint of CBD
The story of lassi
Lassi is a fermented milk drink native to India. The basis of the drink is yoghurt to which water, spices and fruit are added. Instead of yogurt, you can use buttermilk, kefir or yogurt, or even soy yogurt.
Traditional lassi is salty and flavored with chili, however there are many other popular variants. Some of them are sweet and spicy, such as mango lassi, while others provide a more spicy sensation, such as „sambharam” with curry, coriander, green peppers and other spices that accentuate the spiciness.
This drink is popular not only in the Indian subcontinent, in recent years lassi has seen a huge increase in popularity in the west. Prepared lassi drinks can be found in health food stores and in many cafes, cafes and restaurants. The unchanging popularity and universal charm of this drink is due to its undeniable delicacy.
The world of fermentation
As we have already mentioned, lassi is a fermented milk drink that has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. However, milk fermentation is not a new practice, and humans have been using live bacteria cultures in food around the world for thousands of years. Fermentation extends the shelf life of milk and prevents the spread of foodborne diseases. Yoghurt, buttermilk, and kefir are just a few of those fermented delicacies that have enriched the lives of their consumers and the cultures in which they are used.
Health benefits of lassi
Because lassi is a yogurt drink very similar to kefir, it is also full of probiotics that protect the stomach, aid digestion, reduce gas and diarrhea. Due to its extremely high calcium content, lassi is also good for bones. Some people speculate that lassi also strengthens the immune system for a reason. This drink is also rich in protein. Drinking lassi can help with your workout routine by helping you gain more muscle mass. Lassi can also be drunk as a substitute meal if your goal is weight loss. Sweet lassi with fruit can be beneficial for diabetics or those with low blood sugar. Since it is a fermentation product, lassi contains much less lactose. This is beneficial not only for lactose sensitive people, but also for the release of the bioavailability of proteins and fatty acids.
Mango lassi with CBD
There is no doubt that the most popular and iconic type of lassi is mango lassi. Adding mangoes not only gives you tasty results, but it also has additional health benefits. This super fruit is full of vitamins and minerals. Mangoes are great for your gut and digestive system, good for your eyes and extremely helpful for your skin and hair. Mango lassi usually contains mango pulp, yogurt, and cow’s milk or milk made from various nuts. It is a perfect refreshment on hot days or is served as a dessert after lunch.
An interesting addition to mango lassi is CBD. CBD oil or CBD crystals can be added to the purchased lassi or you can make the drink yourself. Just 6-7 drops of your chosen CBD oil or 10-20 milligrams of CBD powder is enough to turn your drink into a health bomb.
And this reciperecipe
The CBD lassi mangois extremely simple. For this recipe, you can use fresh or frozen mangoes, or even canned mangoes. If you are using fresh mangoes, remember to choose ripe, sweet mangoes. If your mango is not ripe enough, it will be sour. But there is also a way – just add more honey.
- plain yogurt 1 cup
- ½ cup Milk
- 1 cup mango
- 4 teaspoons honey
- 6-7 drops of the selected oil CBD or CBD 10-20 mg of crystals
- pinch cardamom or cinnamon (optional)
- Ice (optional)
Mix together mango, yoghurt, milk, honey and spices to a creamy consistency. If you want the consistency of a milk shake, add a few ice cubes. Add CBD and mix again. Pour into a glass and garnish with a pinch of cardamom or cinnamon. The drink can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.