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Mango Lassi Recipe

Mango lassi is a traditional Indian beverage made with ripe mangoes, yogurt, sugar and a dash of cardamom, saffron.
Thick, creamy and yummy, enjoy this quintessential Indian summer drink with king of fruits! All you need are three main ingredients, flavors and garnish of your choice to make this yummy soothing drink. Wanna avoid dairy? I have also included notes for making this mango lassi vegan, do check out!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: drink
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: mango lassi
Servings: 3
Calories: 274kcal
Author: Harini

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups mango pulp from 2 large sweet mangoes
  • 2 cups yogurt use non dairy yogurt for vegan option
  • 1/4 cups milk or fresh cream optional
  • `3 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • few saffron strands

Instructions

  • Peel and chop the mangoes roughly. Add the mango cubes to a blender jar.
    mango cubes in a mixer jar
  • Add sugar to the chopped mangoes. Blend thoroughly.
    powdered sugar added to mangoes
  • Add yogurt, fresh cream or milk and blend well. Add cardamom powder or crushed cardamom pods and blend again. You can also add few ice cubes but it will thin down the lassi.
    yogurt added to blended mangoes for lassi
  • Transfer lassi to a serving glass. Garnish with saffron strands. Serve immediately.
    mango lassi recipe

Notes

  • Mangoes- use fresh ripe and sweet mangoes for best results. If fresh mangoes are not available use tinned pulp. Use less fibrous mangoes with smooth pulp.
  • Sweetener- You can any sweetener of your choice instead of sugar. You can use coconut sugar, maple, honey etc.
  • Consistency- The recipe as such yields thick mango lassi. You can use 1/2 cup milk or water to thin it down a bit. You can also ice cubes for the same purpose
  • Vegan Option- Use dairy free yogurt and milk for vegan lassi.
  • You can double or halve the recipe.

Nutrition

Serving: 3g | Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 284mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 3027IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 15mg