Spiced & sweet lassis

Spiced & sweet lassis

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Ready in 5 minutes


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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian


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  • low fat yogurt



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

  • water
  • a few toasted cumin seeds



    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



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

  • few drops of rosewater, to taste


  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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20th Jun, 2012
Best with a little saffron added.
24th Apr, 2016
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?
14th Jan, 2012
how it is...please make more goody taste...yumm...
18th May, 2010
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
10th Sep, 2009
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.
12th Dec, 2008
This is the perfect refreshing drink to accompany a spicy curry, easy to make too.
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