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Sweet Lassi Recipe | How to make Sweet Lassi at home

Lassi is a traditional drink made from Yogurt. It is a popular summer drink in Indian sub-continent. During summers you can easily find Lassi as a drink option in most restaurants and hotels menu. Though market offers many cold drinks from big brands, lassi has its own huge fan following. Discovering a large consumer base, big multi-national companies have started offering their very own Lassi brands. Though these branded Lassi's taste good they are chemically treated and filled with artificial flavours. Hence, it is better to make Lassi at home. There are many types of Lassi that can be prepared easily such as - Mango Lassi, Salty Lassi, Bhang Lassi, Strawberry Lassi and Sweet Lassi. Sweet Lassi Recipe is very simple and it hardly takes 5 mins to prepare Sweet Lassi at home. It is quite a refreshing drink which is not just good in taste but is also healthy. Health benefits mainly come from Yogurt since it is the main ingredient.
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Lassi is a traditional drink made from Yogurt. It is a popular summer drink in Indian sub-continent. During summers you can easily find Lassi as a drink option in most restaurants and hotels menu. Though market offers many cold drinks from big brands, lassi has its own huge fan following. Discovering a large consumer base, big multi-national companies have started offering their very own Lassi brands. Though these branded Lassi’s taste good they are chemically treated and filled with artificial flavours. Hence, it is better to make Lassi at home. There are many types of Lassi that can be prepared easily such as – Mango Lassi, Salty Lassi, Bhang Lassi, Strawberry Lassi and Sweet Lassi. Sweet Lassi Recipe is very simple and it hardly takes 5 mins to prepare Sweet Lassi at home. It is quite a refreshing drink which is not just good in taste but is also healthy. Health benefits mainly come from Yogurt since it is the main ingredient.

Sweet Lassi Recipe | How to make Sweet Lassi at home


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Yogurt is a rich source of Protein and Calcium. 100 g Natural Yogurt provides 5.1 g Protein and 132 mg Calcium. Therefore it is a good source for Vitamins and minerals especially for Vegetarians and kids. Yogurt also helps improve digestion and improves immunity. Considering the health benefits, it is good to include Lassi as a regular part of your diet. In this article we will go through steps on How to make Sweet Lassi at home. Refer our recipe card and detailed steps to make Sweet Lassi.

Making Sweet Lassi at home

Sweet lassi is very easy to prepare at home and it takes less than 5 mins to prepare this drink. In this section we provide detailed steps required to prepare the drink. We have also added few pictures of milestones so you can validate and check your progress.

Prerequisite to prepare Sweet Lassi at home

Yogurt is the main ingredient of Sweet Lassi, hence check that it is not sour before preparing the drink. A sour Yogurt is not suitable for making Sweet Lassi since it will spoil the taste. Also, check Yogurt sweetness so you can determine how much sugar you would need to add to make this drink.

There are many type of Yogurts available in the market such as Greek Yogurt, Natural Yogurt and you can choose any of them. We chose Natural Yogurt since it is a good source of Protein and Calcium and also because we like it.

Preparing Sweet Lassi at home

The steps required to prepare Sweet Lassi are very simple. First take 4 – 5 cubes of ice and crush them using a blender. Now take some Yogurt in blender jar and add Skimmed milk, Sugar, Cashew Nuts, Almonds and Rose Water to it.

Yogurt and other ingredients in a blender to make Sweet Lassi
Yogurt and other ingredients in a blender to make Sweet Lassi

Now add some crushed ice cubes into the jar and blend until a smooth and creamy Sweet Lassi is ready.

shake it well using blender for a min to make Sweet Lassi
shake it well using blender for a min to make Sweet Lassi

Pour prepared Lassi into serving glasses and garnish with chopped Pistachio, Dried Cranberries and Saffron.


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Serve Sweet Lassi in a glass and Enjoy Summers
Serve Sweet Lassi in a glass and Enjoy Summers

Take a sip of this refreshing drink, relax and enjoy the summers.

Chef Recommendation for Sweet Lassi

  • Check Yogurt sweetness and add Sugar accordingly.
  • You can use sweeteners in place of Sugar.
  • You can try Saffron or Kus Kus (Poppy seeds) in place of Rose water for a different flavour.

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Sweet Lassi Recipe

Lassi is a traditional drink made from Yogurt. It is a popular summer drink in Indian sub-continent. During summers you can easily find Lassi as a drink option in most restaurants and hotels menu. Though market offers many cold drinks from big brands, lassi has its own huge fan following. Discovering a large consumer base, big multi-national companies have started offering their very own Lassi brands. Though these branded Lassi’s taste good they are chemically treated and filled with artificial flavours. Hence, it is better to make Lassi at home. There are many types of Lassi that can be prepared easily such as – Mango Lassi, Salty Lassi, Bhang Lassi, Strawberry Lassi and Sweet Lassi. Sweet Lassi Recipe is very simple and it hardly takes 5 mins to prepare Sweet Lassi at home. It is quite a refreshing drink which is not just good in taste but is also healthy. Health benefits mainly come from Yogurt since it is the main ingredient.
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Course: Beverages, Shakes, Smoothies & Mocktail
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 304kcal
Author: Dhruv

Ingredients

Main Ingredients for Sweet Lassi

  • 2 cup Natural Yogurt Curd
  • 1/2 cup Skimmed milk
  • 1 tsp Rose Water Gulab Jal
  • 3 tbsp Sugar Cheeni
  • 4 Almonds Badam
  • 5 Cashew Nuts Kaju

Optional Ingredients for Sweet Lassi

  • Pinch of Saffron Kesar
  • 3 Pistachio Pista
  • Few Dried Sweeten Cranberry

Instructions

How to make Sweet Lassi

  • Take 4 – 5 cubes of ice and crush them using a blender.
  • Take Yogurt in blender jar and add Skimmed milk, Sugar, Cashew Nuts, Almonds and Rose Water to it.
    2 cup Natural Yogurt, 1/2 cup Skimmed milk, 1 tsp Rose Water, 4 Almonds, 5 Cashew Nuts, 3 tbsp Sugar
  • Add crushed ice cubes into the jar and blend until a smooth and creamy Sweet Lassi is ready.
  • Pour prepared Lassi into serving glasses and garnish with chopped Pistachio, Dried Cranberries and Saffron.
    3 Pistachio, Few Dried Sweeten Cranberry, Pinch of Saffron
  • Take a sip of this refreshing drink, relax and enjoy the summers.

Notes

Few recommendations and customization –
  • You can use honey in place of Sugar if you prefer honey.
  • You can also replace Skimmed milk with coconut milk or almond milk.
  • You can also use grated coconut or raisins in place of Pistachio and Cranberries.
  • If you want, you can replace skimmed milk with cold water, in case you want not to use milk.
  • To make Lassi more thick reduce the quantity of Skimmed milk or water.
  • Ensure Yogurt is not sour and adjust Sugar based on Yogurt’s sweetness.
  • You can supplement the drink by adding some fresh cream on top of Lassi while serving.
  • You can use other types of Yogurts such as Greek Yogurt etc to make Lassi. The flavour may change slightly but you may like the new flavour.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 304kcal (15%) | Carbohydrates: 46g (15%) | Protein: 15g (30%) | Fat: 7g (11%) | Saturated Fat: 3g (19%) | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg (5%) | Sodium: 230mg (10%) | Fiber: 2g (8%) | Sugar: 41g (46%)
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