Fermented milk drinks are a storehouse of useful substances, therefore, yoghurts, kefir, fermented baked milk must be present in the diet of every person. One of the most popular sources of calcium is tan beverage. It is a national Armenian fermented milk product that gives excellent health and longevity.
Fermented milk drink tan can be made from cow, camel and goat milk. This product is an excellent thirst quencher. It contains many vitamins, and it can be consumed practically without contraindications.
Unique properties of tan
One of the secrets of the longevity of the inhabitants of the Caucasus is the regular use of the drink tan. This refreshing fermented milk product is made according to an ancient recipe. According to the legend, the mountaineers cherished the secret of cooking tana like the apple of their eye. However, the secret was revealed when an Armenian prince, wishing to conquer the heart of a Russian beauty, shared with her a valuable recipe.
For the preparation of tan, lacto-fermenting yeast, thermophilic streptococcus, Bulgarian bacillus are used. Salted water also gives the drink an original taste. Seasonings are often added to the liquid, for example, dill, basil. The refreshing product normalizes the water-salt balance, has a beneficial effect on the digestive system.
Tan is a rich source of calcium, magnesium, protein, potassium, phosphorus. It contains a lot of B vitamins, so the drink helps to lower cholesterol. The product has a positive effect on the functioning of the brain, strengthens the cardiovascular system.
All the benefits of thana
Tan drink is often recommended for use by people who want to lose weight. The fermented milk product is known for its tonic properties, its mild-sour taste gives a good mood. Tan is also famous for its excellent hangover relief.
On the shelves of shops you can find both carbonated tan and a drink without gas. It is noteworthy that this product is often confused with ayran, however, the taste and technology of preparation of these drinks differ. Tan is based on a fermented milk product mixed with salted water. The base for the drink can be yogurt, katyk, yogurt, etc. By the way, fermented milk products for tan are made even from buffalo milk.
Tan should not be consumed with increased acidity of the stomach, hypertension, kidney disease. This tasty drink can be drunk without any additives or used for making okroshka, kneading pancakes, flat cakes. It will also be possible to make a tan at home, a product with a pronounced sourness can be consumed immediately or by cooling it. It is better to drink tan within three days of preparation.