Spiced & sweet lassis

Spiced & sweet lassis

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Ready in 5 minutes

Easy

Serves 6
Lassi is a refreshing non-alcoholic Indian drink, ideal to serve with any Indian dinner menu

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

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  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
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Ingredients

  • low fat yogurt
    yogurt

    Yogurt

    yog-ert

    Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…

  • water
  • a few toasted cumin seeds
    Cumin

    Cumin

    q-min

    An aromatic spice native to eastern Mediteranean countries and Upper Egypt. This warm,…

  • a little chopped fresh coriander

For a sweet lassi

  • sugar, to taste
    Sugar

    Sugar

    shuh-ga

    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • few drops of rosewater, to taste

Method

  1. For spiced lassi, whisk equal amounts of low-fat yogurt with water using a balloon whisk to create a frothy foam, then serve sprinkled with a few toasted cumin seeds and a little chopped fresh coriander. For a sweet version, whisk the yogurt and water with a little sugar to taste and a few drops of rose water.

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Comments (6)

neely83's picture

Best with a little saffron added.

dentalfun's picture

Do you add the saffron straight, or do you emerge it in a little hot water for 5min and add the lot, as is usual?

abel1706's picture

how it is...please make more goody taste...yumm...

maclews's picture
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3 cups plain yogurt
1 cup cold water.
1 fresh green chili, seeded and very finely chopped(optional)
½ tsp ground cumin
salt to taste
Fresh coriander or mint leaves
Ginger grated as much as you want
Curry leaves- 2-3
Lassi should be nice and thick
Grind all the ingredients in a blender.
blend it till frothy and serve with crushed ice

philipparoz's picture
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For me this just tasted like some yoghurt with water added to it! The corriander on top all ended up being dug out. However, it is great for soothing a burning mouth and everyone finished theirs.

sporkofdestiny's picture
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This is the perfect refreshing drink to accompany a spicy curry, easy to make too.

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