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.
- 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
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.