Lassi is an Indian refreshing cocktail from Punjab. It is does not only help to prevent thirst, but also contributes to the digestion due to turmeric added into this drink. That is why lassi is usually taken during lunch time.
There are several types of classic lassi: salty and sweet with fruit or fruit juice. Mango lassi is gaining popularity nowadays throughout the world.In addition, there is a so-called "bhang lassi". For example, the sacred town of Pushkar is concedered a trade centre of lassi with bhang, a liquid derivative of cannabis.