Lassi Recipe

Lassi Recipe
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Mango Lassi

Sayre Van Young

Mango Lassi

This is the most traditional of all hot Indian summer thirst quenchers. It can be drunk on its own or as an accompaniment to a spicy Indian meal.

Adapted from "A Reader's Cookbook" by Judith Choate.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups lemon-flavored or plain yogurt
  • 1 cup ice cold water
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 6 ice cubes
  • 6 sprigs fresh mint

Directions

Combine the yogurt with the water, sugar, and citrus juice in a blender jar. Add the ice cubes and process until the ice is crushed and the mixture is whipped and frothy. Pour into chilled glasses and garnish each with a mint sprig.

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