A Ridiculously Easy Mango Lassi
My daughter, Amie, warned me that in Pushkar I was not to order a bang lassi. When we arrived in Pushkar, I saw that the restaurant had no ‘bang’ lassi on the menu, but they did have a ‘special’ lassi. When we asked what was in it, the waiter had a giggling fit, and said “merr-ha-whanna”.
|This sublime mango lassi is ridiculously easy to make!|
This recipe is for a sublime and healthy mango lassi, although other fruits are delicious as well. I frequently use frozen raspberries, blueberries, cherries or bananas. I can’t imagine using merr-ha-whanna, because I think it would taste vile. On the other hand, I have been known to toss in a tablespoon of hemp seed, which has no THC content, but is rich in omega-3 fats. It will also keep you feeling full longer. It's up to you.
1 cup plain yogurt (home made or store bought
1 cup frozen mango chunks (or a combination of the above mentioned fruits)
1 tablespoon sugar
¼ teaspoon rose water
2 green cardamom pods, husks removed and finely ground in a mortar and pestle.
Put the yogurt into a blender. Then add the remainder of the ingredients. Liquify .
Pour into a charming glass, and have this for a light breakfast, lunch or snack. It is absolutely sublime…
Tip: When having guests for dinner, Set out a small jug of mango lassi with elegant liqueur glasses, so if the vindaloo is burning someone alive, they can be rescued with a cool sip of lassi. They will thank you for it.