Summers are very hot especially in northern parts of the country. It is very important to take proper diet in summers to keep the body cool and keep diseases like dehydration, vomiting, diarrhoea etc. Temperatures have been scorching high and humidity levels have escalated to between 70 and 80 per cent. Most of us feel dehydrated and low on energy in such a climate and we look for ways to cool ourselves. Our body needs cooling foods that will balance our diet and keep our energy levels stable.
One popular food item for summer season in India is curd. Life without curd is simply – Impossible. Curd can consumed in various forms like ratias, chhach (buttermilk), shrikand, lassi etc. In south India people eat curd rice in summers. Curd contains proteins which keep allergies and ulcers away. Any curd based dish is effective to keep you cool in summers.