Mango Lassi

Drygast, 2023-08-10

Ripe mango mixed with creamy yogurt, sugar and maybe a little cardamom and/or saffron. A refreshing Indian-inspired drink perfect for cooling off on a hot summer day.

Servings: 4 Portions
Tags: Indian | Milk | Vegetarian
Allergens: Milk
Cook Time: 10 min

Mango lassi is a delicious and creamy drink with mango, yogurt and sugar. It is an excellent drink for a hot summer day or as an accessory to a spicy dish such as lamb vindaloo.

I use frozen mango in this recipe, hence the odd weight, but of course it is perfectly fine to use a whole ripe mango instead. It's just easier to get hold of good frozen mango than fresh around here.

This time I used some crushed pistachios as a garnish, but of course it can be excluded. Other ingredients you can add are e.g. cardamom and saffron. Both cardamom and saffron should be added very little at a time and taste until you are satisfied. You can also add 5-6 ice cubes to the mixer to partly cool down the drink, but also to dilute it a little.

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  1. Thaw the frozen mango in the fridge (or peel and cut the fresh mango into pieces)
  2. Put all the ingredients (and possibly some ice cubes) in a blender and mix until smooth!
  3. Possibly add a little cardamom and/or saffron in batches and taste.

Nutrition Facts*

 TotalServing100 g
Energy854.08 kcal213.52 kcal136 kcal
Carbohydrates69.02 g17.25 g10.99 g
Fat58.84 g14.71 g9.37 g
Protein12.62 g3.16 g2.01 g
Sugar63.62 g15.9 g10.13 g
Salt0.31 g0.08 g0.05 g

* The nutritional information provided is approximate and is calculated using the ingredients available in the database. Info will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

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