Indian Lassi Recipe -
Indian Lassi Recipe
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Indian Lassi

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"Here is a basic recipe for Indian Lassi (yogurt drink). You can add more or less yogurt or water for a thicker or thinner beverage. For a salty lassi, you can substitute 1/2 teaspoon salt for the sugar. Garnish with fresh mint if desired."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. In a blender, blend the yogurt, ice, water, sugar and salt until mixture becomes frothy. Pour mixture over ice cubes in tall glasses.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 07, 2003

This was delicious! Very cool and refreshing! I made the six servings (not realizing how much it would make) and drank it all (which is alot for a thirteen year old)! It was a nice change from the usual mango lassi I make.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 10, 2011

Too watery. It's way better with ice-cold milk than water. Water is used only by Indian restaurants for profit. Real lassi is all milk and yogurt, no water.


19 Ratings

Sep 09, 2004

I turned this drink into a fruit lassi by adding some banana and mango. I used about 2 cups of yogurt. I also used 1/2 milk and 1/2 water and added some cardamom and rose water to give a little more flaovr.

Feb 15, 2005

Delicious. Great way to eat dairy products. I had this for breakfast made with banana. I will definitely make it again but I think I'll reduce the sugar a little.

Nov 30, 2010

I used a tablespoon of sugar, added a 1/2 teaspoon of rose water, and didn't add the salt. I used about a 1/2 cup of water and the consistency was perfect. Thanks for the great recipe!

Aug 17, 2009

The only reason I'm giving this 4 stars instead of 5 is because I had to add 8 teaspoons instead of just 2 to make this taste like authentic Indian lassi that I've had. If you add about that much sugar, it is just like the real thing!

Mar 16, 2009

Very easy to make, and my boyfriend who is from India and grew up drinking lassi, loves this recipes.

Jun 16, 2011

I would not recommend using non fat yogurt! I had to add something to make it taste sweeter and went with chocolate syrup for the flavor and then it was okay. Next time I will stick to regular yogurt.


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  • Calories
  • 50 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.4 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 51 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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