Mango Lassi

  |   Posted: February 27, 2020

Your family can pray for children in Sri Lanka while making this creamy drink.

Think of this South Asian favorite drink as a milkshake or smoothie. Nothing is more refreshing with a spicy meal than a lassi [LUS-see]. It is also delightful alone, especially on a hot day. Lassis come in all kinds of flavors, but mango lassi is a classic.

Yield: 2 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 mango: peeled, seeded and chopped; or 1 cup frozen mango pieces
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 cup cold water
  • pinch of cardamom powder (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. chopped mango for garnish (optional)
  • 1 tsp. chopped pistachio nuts (optional)

Directions

  1. Place yogurt, mango, sugar, water and cardamom powder (optional) in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into 2 tall glasses. If desired, garnish with extra chopped mango pieces or chopped pistachio nuts.

Think of this South Asian favorite drink as a milkshake or smoothie. Nothing is more refreshing with a spicy meal than a lassi [LUS-see]. It is also delightful alone, especially on a hot day. Lassis come in all kinds of flavors, but mango lassi is a classic.

Yield: 2 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 mango: peeled, seeded and chopped; or 1 cup frozen mango pieces
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 cup cold water
  • pinch of cardamom powder (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. chopped mango for garnish (optional)
  • 1 tsp. chopped pistachio nuts (optional)

Directions

  1. Place yogurt, mango, sugar, water and cardamom powder (optional) in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into 2 tall glasses. If desired, garnish with extra chopped mango pieces or chopped pistachio nuts.

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