Cookbook:Lassi

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Lassi are yogurt-based shakes in either sweet or salted flavors. The most common flavors include mango, rose water, and plain sugar sweetened lassi. Lassis originate from India.

Traditional Salty (Namkin) LassiEdit

IngredientsEdit

ProcedureEdit

  1. Combine all ingredients except ice in blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add ice and continue blending until frothy.

Mild Salty LassiEdit

IngredientsEdit

For 4 servings:

  • 1 teaspoon (4g) cumin seeds
  • 250 ml (1 cup) full-fat yogurt
  • 250 mL (1 cup) chilled milk
  • 2 teaspoons lime or lemon juice
  • ½-1 teaspoon (2-4g) salt
  • 100 ml (½ cup) ice cubes
  • ¼ teaspoon mint (finely crumbled, dried; optional)
  • small pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)

ProcedureEdit

  1. Dry-roast cumin seeds by cooking them over low heat in a small pan until you can smell the seasoning, about 2 to 3 minutes. Cool and grind.
  2. In blender, blend cumin seed powder with yoghurt, milk, lemon juice, salt, and ice cubes.
  3. Serve chilled, optionally garnished with crumbled mint and a small pinch of cayenne.

Sweet (Mithi) LassiEdit

IngredientsEdit

ProcedureEdit

  1. Combine all ingredients except ice in blender, and blend until smooth.
  2. Add ice and continue blending until frothy.

Sweet Mango LassiEdit

IngredientsEdit

For 6 servings:

ProcedureEdit

  1. Mix sugar with the mango nectar until dissolved.
  2. Gradually add the milk to the yoghurt.
  3. Mix together the mango and yoghurt mixtures.

Papaya (Pawpaw) LassiEdit

IngredientsEdit

ProcedureEdit

  1. Combine everything in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.