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Sweet Lassi Recipe – Summer in a Glass!

Sweet Lassi Recipe – Summer in a Glass!

This week we are introducing the Sweet Lassi Recipe!

This summer we are focusing on light and fresh Indian recipes that you can enjoy over the British summer months! This recipe is a modern take on the traditional Indian favourite. We are showing you how to make 2 types of Lassi: ‘The Classic Sweet Lassi’ and contemporary take on the classic: ‘The Avocado Lassi’! Learn how to make Lassi at home with this super simple recipe for all your friends and family!

Classic Sweet Lassi

Ingredients:

  • Thick yogurt – 2 cups(greek yogurt is recommended)
  • Chilled milk – ¼ cup
  • Sugar – 3 tablespoons
  • Cardamom powder – a pinch
  • Pistachios – 2 tablespoons (chopped)

Sweet lassi 2

Method:

  1. Whip the Greek yogurt in a large mixing bowl until smooth
  2. Add ¼ cup of chilled milk and the sugar. Whisk or blend until the sugar dissolves, this should be at least 5 minutes of whisking!
  3. Add a pinch of cardamom powder and half of the chopped pistachios
  4. Whisk or blend again for another 5 minutes. You will know the mixture is ready when you see a frothy layer appear on the top.
  5. Pour mixture into chilled glasses
  6. Now finish with a handful of the chopped pistachios for garnish
  7. Share with friends and family! Perfect for summer barbeques!

Avocado Lassi (Tradition meets Contemporary!)

Ingredients:

  • Ripe Avocado – 1
  • Thick yogurt – 2 cups(greek yogurt is recommended)
  • Chilled milk – ¼ cup
  • Sugar – 3 tablespoons
  • Cardamom powder – a pinch
  • Pistachios – 2 tablespoons (chopped)

Avocado Lassi 2

Method:

  1. Whip the Greek yogurt in a large mixing bowl until smooth
  2. Cut the ripe avocado in half, remove the pip and spoon out the soft center (the avocado show be soft like butter)
  3. Add the avocado, ¼ cup of chilled milk and the sugar. Whisk or blend until the sugar dissolves, this should be at least 5 minutes of whisking! Make sure the avocado is blended fully.
  4. Add a pinch of cardamom powder and half of the chopped pistachios
  5. Whisk or blend again for another 5 minutes. You will know the mixture is ready when you see a frothy layer appear on the top.
  6. Pour mixture into chilled glasses
  7. Now finish with a handful of the chopped pistachios for garnish
  8. Share with friends and family! Perfect for summer garden parties!