This is one of the Indian secret weapons. . . .yogurt at every meal to help with digestion. There is mango lassi which blends two of the mainstays of Indian cuisine. Yogurt helps with the digestion of the spicy curries for which India is famous. And it is wonderfully sweet and refreshing. Gujurat where we were headquartered is known for their sweet teeth and you might remember when eating the traditional Gujurati thali , the sweets are eaten all through the mean with the more traditional savory dishes. Enjoy this healthy drink!
Here is a recipe remembering that mango season in India is in the spring, April and May. There is mango juice available for substitution of the fruit.
Home Recipes & How-Tos Mango Lassi from Food Network
Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger
Yield:4 servings (about 1 cup each)
2 ripe, sweet mangos
1 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
2 cups ice (1 tray of ice)
Peel and dice the mango and puree in the blender. Add the rest of the ingredients and puree until the ice is crushed and the drink is frothy. Serve in tall glasses with additional ice, if desired.
Now you know an easy traditional Indian drink to make with those mysterious mangoes in the market!
Have you had mango lassi ? Below are my posts on mangos and Gujurati Thali.