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Mango Lassi

by Monir Mohammed, Martin Gray from Mother India at Home: Recipes Pictures Stories

Learn how to make a sweet, refreshing and authentic mango lassi with this recipe from the Mother India cookbook. This classic Indian drink is the perfect accompaniment to spicy food.

From the book

Monir Mohammed, Martin Gray

Introduction

This drink is especially delicious and refreshing when fresh mangoes are in season, but a tasty alternative can easily be made using mango pulp from a tin, which is readily available throughout the year in Asian grocery shops.

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Ingredients

2 ripe mangoes, or 300ml mango pulp
280ml buttermilk
10 ice cubes
300ml milk
2 tbsp plain yoghurt
2 tsp caster sugar

Essential kit

You will need a blender.

Method

If you’re using whole mangoes, remove the skin and the stone.

Put all the ingredients into a blender and mix together for about 2 minutes, until smooth.

Serve immediately in a tall glass.

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