Recipe by susie cooks
Lassi are drinks made with thinned yogurt. They may be salty or sweet and flavored with fruit or with spices and herbs. This on would be called a "namkeen" or "salty" lassi and is a digestive. It may be served before or during a meal. From Madhur Jaffrey,
Top Review by Aunt Cookie
This was a nice accompaniment to our Indian meal. It was also very easy to put together. I grated the ginger into a little strainer over the yogurt and pressed the solids through the mesh; it was a lot easier to "juice" ginger than I expected it to be. I actually added about twice as much ginger as was called for. Thanks for the tasty drink!
- 1⁄2 cup plain yogurt
- 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cumin, roasted
- 8 -10 ice cubes
Directions See How It's Made
- Put yogurt in a bowl. Beat lightly with a whisk until light and creamy.
- Hold the ginger over the yogurt and squeeze out all of its liquid.
- Discard the ginger pulp in your hands.
- Add the salt and cumin seeds to the yogurt and mix well.
- Slowly pour in about 1/2 cup of water, mixing as you go.
- Add ice and mix again.
- Taste for balance of flavor.
- Pour into serving glass.