The lassi, or yogurt drink, takes many forms in India. This is one of the most popular ways to enjoy it. It's like chilled liquid ice cream without all the calories. —Namrata Telugu, Terre Haute, Indiana
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1 cup fat-free plain yogurt
- 1 medium mango, peeled and cubed
- 2 cups ice cubes
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 5 fresh mint leaves
- 2 cardamom pods, crushed, optional
- In a blender, combine the yogurt, mango, ice, sugar, mint leaves and cardamom pods if desired. Cover and process for 30-60 seconds or until blended. Pour into two chilled glasses; serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts1-1/2 cups: 192 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Mango Lassi in Reminisce Extra September 2011