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Updated on January 20, 2016

Indian Mango Smoothie and Plain Yoghurt Lassi


500g ripe mangoes(peeled and coarsely chopped)

2 cups yoghurt

2 tbsp heaped sugar

2 cups ice(crushed)

2 cups water

a few pistachio nuts(grated and grounded)

3/4 tsp cardamom grounded

a few strands of saffron


Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend except pistachio nuts and saffron strands.

Pour the mixture in tall glasses and garnish with nuts and saffron strands.

Serve chilled.

Savoury Plain Yoghurt Lassi can be made replacing sugar,nuts and cardamom by salt,roasted cumin seed powder and mint leaves. let's make the Plain sweet yoghurt Lassi! Yumyum!!

500g low fat plain yoghurt

2 tbsp castor sugar

3/4 tsp cardamom (grounded)

8 cubes of ice

a few pistachio nuts (grated and grounded)

a few rose petals for garnishing

4 cups cold water


Blend all the ingredients except nuts and rose petals in a blender.

Add the liquid to tall glasses and garnish with pistachio nuts and rose petals.

Serve chilled.

Enjoy mate!!


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      Mahruqm 2 years ago

      Thanks :)....I will try yours too

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      Bronwyn Joy Ellio 2 years ago

      Mango lassi! My favourite Indian drink. I used to drink this like there was no tomorrow. A difference I notice between your recipe and mine, is that you put nuts in. Also, I was taught to make it with buttermilk. I highly recommend it. Will try your recipe next weekend :)