Lassi (Indian Yogurt Drink)

Recipe by diner524
READY IN: 5mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    cups yogurt
  • 3
    tablespoons cream (optional)
  • 1
    tablespoon rose water (optional)
  • 12 - 1
    cup fruit, of your choice chopped
  • 5 -6
    tablespoons sugar
  • 9 -10
    ice cubes
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DIRECTIONS

  • 1.Place all ingredients except the ice cubes in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • 2.One by one, add the ice cubes and blend further until they are broken down into a slush.
  • 3.Serve in a tall, cold glass on a hot, hot day.
  • Variations.
  • •Plain Lassi: eliminate the sugar, fruit and rosewater. Substitute a pinch of salt and some toasted cumin seeds.
  • •Bhang Lassi: a traditional lassi with cannabis extract and ground almonds. Used in the religious festival of Holi.
  • •Good fruit choices are mangoes, papayas, strawberries and melons. Or try using lemon or lime juice. You can use anything you like really.
  • •Add a pinch of ground cardamom, a few strands of saffron or some chopped mint if you like.
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