Savoury cucumber smoothie or chhach/lassi.
Do you love chhach or butter milk? Then you will love this delicious cucumber chhach. Butter milk is called the nectar of earth. And in Ayurveda its categorised as satvic food.
This chilled refreshing low fat and low calorie drink help in weight loss. Apart from that its helps in digestion. A best accompaniment to meal.
Its an excellent source of many nutrients and boost your calcium intake.
Not only that research shows its helps to reduce blood pressure, prevent cancer and lower cholesterol.
And this savoury smoothie has cucumber too. Low calorie vitamins enriched cucumber keeps us hydrated and cool. Its helps in digestion, stabilize blood pressure, good for diabetic and lowers the uric acid levels and keep the kidneys healthy.
Apart from that cucumbers are a source of several compounds that fight inflammation and aging. It can resolves many skin problems and ensures healthy and younger looking skin and also have anti cancer properties.
Coming to the recipe. You can make it without cucumber too. But cucumber made the drink more delicious and healthy.
Yogurt – 1 cup
Cucumber – 1 peeled, grated or chopped
Sea salt or black salt to taste
Black pepper powder to taste
Roasted cumin powder – 1/4 teaspoon
Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon
Mint leaves – few
Ice cube – as require, optional
Mint string, grated cucumber, lemon and cucumber wedges for garnishing
Combine everything and blend until smooth.
Taste and add more salt, pepper cumin powder and lemon juice if require.
I have used sea salt but you can use black salt or normal salt too.
Pour the mixture into a glass and keep in refrigerator until it becomes chilled.
Place some ice cubes in a glass and pour the mixture over it.
Garnish with mint string, cucumber and lemon wedges and little grated cucumber.
Stay healthy stay happy 😊