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Saturday, July 14, 2007

Mango and Strawberry Lassi



This is a cool and refreshing drink for summer. I love any kind of lassi. So come summer and I make this every other day as I drink this as part of my lunch. I just love the combination of yogurt, ripe mango, Cardamom and Rose water with some sugar. But this time I thought that if I am mixing strawberries with mango, the Rose water and Cardamom might not go well with it, so I used Orange Blossom water instead of rose water and cardamom.
For anyone who doesn't know what Lassi is, it is an Indian yogurt drink (like smoothie). Plain lassi is made of yogurt, cardamom and sugar blended. To make different lassis you can add different fruits to the basic yogurt lassi while blending.

1 ripe mango peeled and chopped
5-6 strawberries
2 cups yogurt
sugar to taste
1 tbsp orange blossom water.

Blend everything in the blender. Serve chilled.

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What I did was I made two separate lassi, one with mango and one with strawberry and then poured them one after another in the serving glass.

11 comments:

Priya said...

Hi Foodie,
Thanks for dropping by ! I have been coming to your blog the last few weeks, but never left a comment :P I'll surely drop by your place if I come to Cleveland, and you do the same :)
Loved the combo of flavors in this lassi, will give it a try.

Padmaja said...

Great combo, both are my favourite fruits but i never mixed them together!! Yummy lassi

Jyothsna said...

I've always had them separately! Your drink looks great!

Asha said...

Never tried these combo,looks delicious though.Great colors.

musical said...

Slurp slurp, i dig such fruity flavor :) Lovely!

Foodie said...

Thank you all for such lovely comments. That is one heck of encouragement.
hugs
pintoo

Cynthia said...

I've had mango lassi before at an Indian restaurant in the US; it was so good and now you have paired it up with strawberry - yummo!

Kajal said...

Hi Pintoo,
Nice combination of both fruit. Looks very nice.....you know the New Girish Lassi in A’bad is very famous....You taste it? I remember after see your yummy yummy lassi.....I mail you my dear as early as possible.:)))

Sharmi said...

that looks like a great lassi!! nice yummy combination.

Mishmash ! said...

hmm.....havent tasted 'em together ...anyway, i liked those colours :)

Shn

Rachna said...

i swear u eat so healthy, salsas, steamed dhokla's muthias, and nowlassi, hats off to u, i love the idea of mixing the lassis hey, nice colours