Mango Lassi Recipe
Mango Lassi is a very popular Indian drink, made from the king of fruits i.e. lassi is a combination of yogurt, sugar, and mango, normally this drink is had during the summer season, Be it north or south lassi is a very popular drink in India as the summer remains a dominant season most part of a year and also Lassi is affordable, cool, soda – free, easily available as seasonal drink, plain lassi is readily available all around the year. And depending on the season and the available fruit the variations are found i.e. mango, kiwi, banana, papaya, sitaphal (custard apple), pineapple and strawberry etc…
Since its is made out of yogurt or more locally called as dahi originated from the Land of Punjab, lassi has many benefits health wise it helps in the digestive system, it contains a bacterium called Lactobacilli, which helps lubricate the intestines and improve the digestive process. As a whole, it is a healthy and beneficial drink. It’s also very good for who have gastric problems as it made from yogurt/dahi as yogurt/dahi naturally helps them.
Some of the important health benefits from lassi are: prevents bloating, helps in digestion, as it is rich in vitamin d and lactic acid it helps in building the immune system, help in improving our bone health, and overall improves our health of gut as its a very good source of probiotics.
Lassi can be had with the food as an accompaniment or as a dessert after the food, both ways it goes well as a combination especially when one is having spicy food. Preparing Mango Lassi is very easy and with very fewer ingredients as much as possible.
Mango lassi is slowly gaining popularity/acceptance world over. It can be made sugar free also as mango is naturally sweet especially for diabetic patients, it is widely available in many countries.
Nutritional Value: 215 K Cal/Protein: 51 Cal, Carbs 115 Cal, Fat 45 Cal
- 2 cups Freshly chopped mango pcs
- 2 cups Fresh curd Chilled
- 2 tbsp Malai for topping – optional
- ½ tsp cardamom powder
- ½ tsp rose water
- 4 to 5 tbsp sugar
- 2 nos Ice Cubes for blending
- 3 nos Ice Cubes for Garnish
HOW TO MAKE MANGO LASSI RECIPE
Peel Mangoes and cube them into small pieces.
In a large blender put all the above ingredients i.e. mangoes, sugar, cardamom powder and rose water and blend them to a smooth consistency.
Now add the chilled curd and ice cubes blend and it again for couple of seconds till a smooth consistency.
Pour the lassi into glasses and serve with ice cubes and garnished with mint leaves.
Finally top it with thick malai and serve chilled.
ALL OUR IMAGES AND CONTENT ARE COPYRIGHT PROTECTED © FoodOpium