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Mango Lassi/Mango Smoothie

Posted: August 17, 2010 by incidentalcooksuman in Indian Food, Smoothie
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Recipe Yields: 2 Servings

Mango Lassi

Lassi(Pronounce Lah-see) is popular yogurt based drink which is almost like smoothie texture originated in the northern part of india.  Traditionally lassi is prepared by blending yogurt with salt and some spices. There is sweeter version of lassi as well but I like to make mango lassi often whenever I get fresh mangoes. Lassi is served chilled and its such a refreshing drink in hot summer days. My mom would make simple sweet version of lassi sometimes with nuts like pistachios, cashews and almonds.  It’s such an easy and quick drink to put together and enjoy without adding any calories.

Mango Lassi/Mango Smoothie

Mango Lassi/Mango Smoothie

 

So, here goes the recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup fresh chopped mango
  • 1 cup low-fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 cup 2%  low-fat milk
  • dash of ground cardamom powder
  • 2 teaspoon  grated pistachios
  • 4 strands of saffron

Blend Mango pieces with milk and yogurt in a blender until completely puree. Add honey, cardamom powder and process until smooth. Garnish with grated pistachios and couple of strands of saffron and serve chilled.

Mango Lassi/Mango Smoothie

Mango Lassi/Mango Smoothie

 

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