Medicated Sweet Yogurt
Source: Dr. Partap CHauhan
Indian name: Rasala
Taste: Amla (Sour), Sweet (Madhur) tikta (bitter)
Quality: Heavy (Guru), Moist (Snigdha)
Potency: Ushna (warm)
Post-digestive effect: Amla (Sour)
This recipe is rejuvenating and aphrodisiac in nature. It is a very good appetizer that increases the digestive fire. It is a good tonic for general debility.
The recipe pacifies vata dosha and increases pitta and kapha. However we have added spices for pacifying kapha dosha. Persons having pitta and kapha constitution should use it sparingly.
1.5 Kg. of sour yogurt.
Brown sugar 750 grams
Honey 50 grams
Black pepper 25 grams
Dry ginger powder 25 grams
Cinnamon powder 5 grams
Cardamom powder 5 grams
Bay leave powder 5 grams
Tie the yogurt in a clean muslin cloth for three to four hours, so that extra water can drain out.
Transfer the yogurt into a sieve and rub it with clean hands to make it softer and thicker.
Then add sugar, honey and other ingredients.