Making Kefir Drink from Kefir Grains
Do you ever drink kefir? Aside from its good taste, it is really beneficial to one’s health. And if you wonder how to make one, this comes from kefir grains. And before you drink this one, it pays to have a little background information about this carbonated drink.
Kefir grains are combination of living bacteria and yeasts. It is made with lipids, proteins and sugars and resembles like a cauliflower. This contains a community of lactic acid, bacteria, yeast and water-soluble polysaccharide. And one these grains are fermented, this produces the kefir milk drink.
Kefir is made from kefir grains that are fermented. It originates in cow, shepherd and sheep’s milk. The milk that is leather pouches are fermented and made into a carbonated drink. Traditional the skin bags are hung in the doorway and once hit will mix the kefir grains and milk. The fermentation process is done at room temperature and overnight. Once it is fermented it produces carbonates and alcoholic beverages.
Today, kefirs that are commercially available are only produce with 1% of alcohol because the fermentation process is already reduced. Kefir can be water kefir or milk kefir. The water kefir is grown usually in water with sugar, figs and lemon juice and done in a day or more.
Aside from that, kefir is cultures drink with live micro-organisms. These are more nutritious and therapeutic than yogurt. It is a good source of protein, minerals and vitamin B. It is simple and easy to prepare at home. And above all these offer a lot of health benefits.
Now that you know that kefir grains can be produce into nutritious and healthy drink, it’s about time you make one and taste it too. You can drink it in a day and enjoy the health benefits that it can offer. From a simple drink you will surely have a nutritious drink.