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Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi - a rich, popular Indian smoothie with fresh mango, yogurt and honey. Easy recipe that takes 10 mins to make! | rasamalaysia.com

Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi – a rich, popular Indian smoothie with fresh mango, yogurt and honey. Easy recipe that takes 10 mins to make! | rasamalaysia.com
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Ingredients:

2 ripe mangoes, peeled and diced, about 1 lb.
5 tablespoons honey or agave nectar, or to taste
1 cup ice
1 heaping cup plain yogurt

Method:
Peel the mango skin, discard seed and cut the mangoes into small pieces. Combine all the ingredients in an electronic mixer or blender and blend well. Make sure the mangoes are completely blended into a smoothie.

Adjust the ingredients as per your taste, pour into glasses and serve immediately.

Mango Lassi - a rich, popular Indian smoothie with fresh mango, yogurt and honey. Easy recipe that takes 10 mins to make! | rasamalaysia.com

Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi – a rich, popular Indian beverage with fresh mango, yogurt, and honey. A super easy recipe and takes only 5 minutes to make!

Originally published on August 5, 2009. Updated with new photos.

Mango Lassi - a rich, popular Indian smoothie with fresh mango, yogurt and honey. Easy recipe that takes 10 mins to make! | rasamalaysia.com

Mango lassi is one of my favorite Indian beverages. Mango Lassi is an easy-to-make rich, popular Indian beverage with fresh mango, yogurt and honey. Mango lassis are great for any time of the year and especially delightful during summertime.

Mango Lassi - a rich, popular Indian smoothie with fresh mango, yogurt and honey. Easy recipe that takes 10 mins to make! | rasamalaysia.com

Even though I grew up in Malaysia, where Indians are the third largest ethnic group, I’d never had mango lassi until I came to the United States. I first tasted it at an Indian buffet restaurant, and since then I am hooked. I love its fruity sweet taste, creamy richness from yogurt, and the smoothness of blended mango down my throat. Mango lassi is just perfect with fiery and spice-laden Indian food.

Mango Lassi - a rich, popular Indian smoothie with fresh mango, yogurt and honey. Easy recipe that takes 10 mins to make! | rasamalaysia.com

Here is my easy mango lassi recipe that is totally painless to prepare and takes only 5 minutes in a blender. I use honey instead of sugar but you can use either of them, or agave nectar.

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20 COMMENTS... read them below or add one

  1. ummm – this is the perfect drink for a mango lover like me. my mum used to make this all the time when we were kids! sometimes she would add a touch of cinnamon or cardamom – tasty!

  2. Louisa

    wow. i’m definitely adding mangoes to my shopping list this weekend. didn’t realise it was so simple to put together. thanks! the photos are very good.

  3. Yum, yes, I always order a lassi when I eat spicy Indian food- its really delicious! But I love the salted one, with the hint of cumin spice. I wouldn’t mind sweet lassi if it was flavored with yummy mangoes though- looks good! :)

  4. Tommy

    As soon as I find some mangoes, I’ll be on this drink. Maybe it’ll help settle my stomach and help some with my appetite….

    Thanks for this one =]

  5. NYMY

    I, too, have not had mango lassi till I come to US. The closest thing to lassi I had in Malaysia was some plain yogurt looking drink which tasted a bit sour. Since I discover mango lassi here, it becomes a must-have everytime I go to Indian or Pakistani restaurants. Of course, if you don’t eat much, I would not suggest lassi with lunch buffett :) 1 glass of lassi can easily fill you up.

  6. Yummm! I have a huge Hayden Mango tree in my backyard and I always have yogurt and milk in the fridge. My hubby peels and cubes them for me to eat. So don’t ya think I should have him make me one of these? I do. I printed the recipe for him…LOL

  7. Harjinder Kaur

    good way of making mango lassi from fresh mangos.From what I have heard and seen and tasted,the real mango lassi is made from mango powder or mango paste,I’m a malaysian who lives in Melbourne now has always been ordering mango lassi that is made from mango powder or mango paste but I like your fresh mango lassi resipe.

  8. S

    Your pictures are lovely. Why do you add milk to the lassi? Creamy yogurt and water should suffice no?
    Also: there’s no salty mango lassi! There’s sweet lassi (e.g. mango lassi or plain cardamom-saffron lassi etc.) OR salty lassi (yogurt + salt – maybe black salt or rock salt + toasted and ground spices such as cumin and or hing and/or pinched curry leaves).

  9. Muyatwa

    We dont have this lassi drink in Zambia. But it sounds interesting. I make juices alot from any fruit i come across. We have alot of mangoes here and most of it go to waste. Wud like to produce commercialy this Mango Lassi.
    Question: Can it be preserved to increase shelf life and what can be the right packaging for it?

    regards

    Muyatwa

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