Indian Mango Lassi aka mango smoothie recipe is very simple, and easy to make, without adding an artificial flavor or any food color.
Mango Lassi Recipe, My entire family is a die-hard fan of Indian Mangoes. It transforms me as a child whenever I have it on my hand. The mango season in Tamil Nadu, India, starts from March until June.
These four months are my heavenly childhood days. Like our life, mangoes to have different stages, from the baby mangoes to the ripen mangoes. And has lots and lots of mouth-watering recipes for each stage.
We are blessed with the huge mango tree, in my mom's place in Chennai. It's known for its ripen mangoes. So my mom leaves the mangoes in the tree to get it to ripen naturally. Having a mango tree is awesome, I'm missing all those mangoes here.
My eyes sparkled when I noticed Mexican mangoes in our Indian Store. It's a 'Haden' variety of mango, which was very plump and round. It slightly lacking in flavor and color compared to Indian Verities like 'Panganapalli' or 'Malgova'.
So, I thought of going for Indian Mango Lassi, was very tasty. 'Mangoes are mangoes' everywhere. I did not add any color or flavor to retain its natural taste. This recipe is very simple and easy to make.
How to make Indian Mango Lassi
To make creamy mango lassi, we need is yogurt, sugar, and mango pulp.
Use a spoon to scoop out mango flesh.
In a blender, add scooped out mango, yogurt, and sugar. Blend it well to until it's smooth and fine.
Add ice cubes and serve Indian mango lassi chilled optionally with sprinkled saffron or pistachios on the top.
How to serve?
We love to have this cool mango along with food or as dessert. This authentic Indian mango lassi is good to serve with any spicy food like,
Add thinly sliced dried nuts for the crunchy taste.
Cardamom powder is also great to bring out the original authentic taste of Indian. A little is more, half a pinch of cardamom is good for a single serving.
Indian mango lassi recipe
- 1 cup mango cubes
- 1 cup yogurt plain
- 3 tbsp sugar or as required
- 1 pinch saffron optional
- 1 cup ice cubes
- In a blender, add mango, yogurt, and sugar.
- Pulse until it becomes a smooth consistency.
- Serve mango lassi in tall glasses topping with saffrongand ice cubes.