Calories: 24 kcal.
The energy value of the product Ayran:
Protein: 1.1 g.
Fat: 1.5 g.
Carbohydrates: 1.4 g.
Airan — fermented milk drink, which is obtained by fermenting milk of sheep, cow or goat, as well as yeast. This drink appeared on the territory of Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria. There is a drink in Armenia, which is considered to be an analogue of airan — tang (however, there are still some differences, which we will tell you about later). Different countries have their own original recipe for ayran.
The process of producing ayran is not complicated and then we will give a simple recipe for its preparation. First, the katyk (yogurt based on boiled milk) or suzma (the product that remains in the separation of whey from katyk) is mixed with water, and the proportion should be 2: 1. Ice and salt are also sent there. The whole drink is thoroughly stirred, that’s all airan is ready. Great importance in this drink is water quality. The best option is mountain spring water.
When choosing ayran, pay attention to the consistency of the consistency and composition. In this case, note that in such a fermented milk drink in the process of settling, the dairy part can separate from the water, that is, the drink is stratified. For this reason, before using ayran, it must be thoroughly vzbat. And when choosing, do not forget to check the shelf life of the product.
Store freshly prepared airan in the refrigerator and not more than one day. Recommendations on how to store in-store fermented milk drink are indicated on the label.
Ayran and tan are two fermented milk drinks of Oriental origin. However, can they be called identical? With confidence we can say no! There are differences and they are significant. Consider them in more detail in the table that follows.
goat, cow or sheep milk, which is then squashed
yoghurt or boiled milk, which is then squashed (buffalo, camel, goat, cow or sheep milk is used to produce yogurt)
yeast, thermophilic streptococcus, Bulgarian bacillus
group of lactic acid bacteria and bulgarian rod
thin or thick
Supplements in the drink
no additional additives
contains in its composition salted water, in addition may contain cucumbers and spicy herbs
can be carbonated and non-carbonated
Ayran benefits from a large amount of vitamins, amino acids and minerals. This drink can serve as an excellent snack, and its caloric content is rather small. Given this, nutritionists and doctors recommend including this product in your diet to people in the period of weight loss and obesity, but in general, it can be an excellent part of any diet. In addition, airan prevents the reproduction of poor intestinal microflora. Still this drink increases gastric secretion. Many use airan to get rid of a hangover. With regular consumption of this drink activates the activity of the central nervous system, increases blood flow to the lungs, which in turn helps to saturate the cells with oxygen. Also this product normalizes water-salt balance in the body and increases muscle tone.
Ayran improves gastrointestinal activity and helps clean the intestines from decomposition products. With regular consumption of this drink strengthens the immune system and reduces the risk of inflammatory diseases. In addition, this product helps reduce blood cholesterol levels.
Most often, it is used as a cool drink. Also in cooking, it is an excellent base for cold soups. To diversify the taste of ayran, many people like to add fragrant herbs to it. This is usually done by Tan lovers, because in the classical version of airan, additional additives are not used. This drink also goes well with fruit.
Ayran is considered to be a very effective product for weight loss, and therefore quite often it can be found in the list of products allowed on the diet. In addition, there are quite independent diets based on this drink.
Find out why airan is so useful for losing weight!
Given the low calorie content of the product (24 kcal per 100 g) and its ability to satisfy hunger due to the large amount of proteins, it can be concluded that Ayran can significantly reduce the amount of calories consumed per day. In addition, it should be borne in mind that the drink may have a thick consistency, and therefore it will become a full-fledged substitute for breakfast or dinner, and it will also be quite good as a snack. Ayran also effectively cleanses the intestines, but it does not have a pronounced laxative effect. Thus, it is obvious that this oriental drink not only contributes to weight loss, but also to a certain extent, improves the body.
When dieting, Ayran can be included in your daily diet. Especially good with it to replace dinner. In addition, it is not bad during the day to have a snack with a healthy drink. An effective way to reduce weight will be fasting days on airan. To do this, during the day, you must consume from a liter to a half liters of drink. It is drunk in a glass about every three hours. In addition, on such fasting days you need to drink up to two liters of water or green unsweetened tea with the addition of lemon.
Resorting to ayran as an assistant in the process of losing weight, keep in mind that shopping options for weight loss are worthless. Therefore, it is necessary to be patient and to prepare the drink yourself at home to get rid of those extra pounds.
There are simple recipes that allow you to cook Ayran at home. To do this, you need to take 220 g of milk and 40 g of yeast, it can be kefir, sour cream or yogurt. Milk must be boiled for a few minutes and then cooled to room temperature. After that, combine it with sourdough and mix thoroughly. Then pour the drink into containers that should be made of glass, ceramic or porcelain. They need to be sure to close the lid and leave for 6 hours to ripen. There are also recipes using yogurt and yogurt.
Harm ayran can bring people with individual intolerance to the product. In limited quantities it is worth consuming or completely abandoning this drink for gastritis and ulcer. In this case, such a fermented milk drink is contraindicated.