Indian Buttermilk Lassi With Cardamom

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

This recipe was printed on a paper placemat in an Indian restaurant in downtown Boston. The recipe name said simply, "Indian Lassi".

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir to dissolve the sugar in the water.
  2. Crush the cardamom seeds (with a rolling pin or pestle and mortar) and add them to sugar-water.
  3. Add all the rest of the ingredients; stir to blend.
  4. Chill and serve.


Most Helpful

This is the first lassi I had ever made. It is so good I have not tried another recipe. The first batch I made was minus the rose water, and it was very tasty. I finally found some food grade rose water and made a batch with it today. The rose water was a nice addition.

valhala51 June 16, 2016

This is so fun and yummy! I made a half batch with 2 small changes - my buttermilk had gone off, so I made it with 1% and I couldn't find cardamom pods so I used about 1/8 tsp of ground, along with 1/2 tsp rose water (which I love). Thanks for a great lassi! Made for PAC Spring '11

Cadillacgirl March 15, 2011

Yum! This is a thinner type of lassi which makes it easier to drink. And the touch of rose water makes this very special! Thank you.

Sue Lau May 01, 2008

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