Cookbook:Lassi

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Lassi are yogurt-based shakes in either sweet or salted flavors. The most common flavors include mango, rose water, and plain sugar sweetened lassi. Lassis originate from India.

Traditional Salty (Namkin) Lassi[edit | edit source]

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Combine all ingredients except ice in blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add ice and continue blending until frothy.

Mild Salty Lassi[edit | edit source]

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

For 4 servings:

  • 1 teaspoon (4g) cumin seeds
  • 250 ml (1 cup) full-fat yogurt
  • 250 mL (1 cup) chilled milk
  • 2 teaspoons lime or lemon juice
  • ½-1 teaspoon (2-4g) salt
  • 100 ml (½ cup) ice cubes
  • ¼ teaspoon mint (finely crumbled, dried; optional)
  • small pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Dry-roast cumin seeds by cooking them over low heat in a small pan until you can smell the seasoning, about 2 to 3 minutes. Cool and grind.
  2. In blender, blend cumin seed powder with yoghurt, milk, lemon juice, salt, and ice cubes.
  3. Serve chilled, optionally garnished with crumbled mint and a small pinch of cayenne.

Sweet (Mithi) Lassi[edit | edit source]

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Combine all ingredients except ice in blender, and blend until smooth.
  2. Add ice and continue blending until frothy.

Sweet Mango Lassi[edit | edit source]

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

For 6 servings:

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Mix sugar with the mango nectar until dissolved.
  2. Gradually add the milk to the yoghurt.
  3. Mix together the mango and yoghurt mixtures.

Papaya (Pawpaw) Lassi[edit | edit source]

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Combine everything in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.