Lassi Recipe : Indian Refresher of Frothy Yogurt!

Extend your hands to help out thirsty folks in summer by quenching their dry throats. Pass on the glass of chiller you have held in your hands in the form of a happiness. The sweet Lassi recipe is one such popular refresher made from the fresh yogurt with some spice powders and dry fruits.  It was given to traveler during their journeys by the people of the city. The flavors of Lassi are indeed worth to relish, especially in summer as its moistness helps to fight the dehydration.


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  • Recipe Category: Drinks and Juices
  • Cuisine: Refreshers

Description: The Lassi Recipe makes chilled refresher with only fresh yogurt. Apart from quenching thirst in summer, it is also healthy to have yogurt.

How to Make Lassi Recipe

Lassi Recipe Ingredients:

  • Thick Yogurt/ Yogurt – 2 cups
  • Milk – 1 cup.
  • Rose Water – ¼ tsp.
  • Saffron Strands – ¼ tsp.
  • Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp.
  • Chilled Water – 1  cup
  • Sugar – 12 tbsp.
  • Ice Cubes – 1 cup (7 to 8 ice cubes)
  • Pistachios – ¼ cup (4 to 5 pieces)
  • Almonds – ¼ cup
  • Walnuts – ¼ cup
  • Red Cherries – ½ tsp.
  • Green Cherries – ½ tsp.

Note: You can also use either of coriander leaves or mint leaves.

Lassi Recipe Steps:


  • Chill the yogurt.
  • Chop the dry fruits.

Note: There is no need to refrigerate the yogurt if it is already chilled. Same manner, you can use directly take out ice cubes from the fridge for use.


  • Take the yogurt in a bowl and whisk at a medium pace.
  • Beat the yogurt till it achieves a smooth texture.
  • To this bowl, add the sugar at the slow increments while you whisk.
  • Then add the chilled water with some chilled milk.
  • Now churn the Lassi mixture to create the foamy texture.
  • All the sugar must dissolve while you are churning.
  • When you see a nice froth layer formed on the top, sprinkle the cardamom powder.
  • Drizzle the rose water into the mixture.
  • Add the ice cubes and mix the entire mixture once again.
  • Blend the ingredients with a whisk.
  • Pour the Lassi in a large glass.
  • Season the top with mint leaves.
  • Cover the glass and keep the Lassi in the fridge to cool.

And the chilled sweet Lassi is ready for a summer stroke sip!

Note: You may also serve the sweet Lassi immediately.

Additional Information:

  • Calories: 120 calories
  • Total Time: PT10M
  • Serves: 2
  • Date Published:

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Apart from being amazing at the taste, it has some awesome health benefits. It is of immense value to include this delicious drink in your diet! It has calcium and nutrient in abundance and makes it rich for overcoming the health issues. It helps to get rid of insomnia providing sound sleep which can  make you revitalized once gain. The high proportion of calcium strengthens muscles and teeth. It is one the best probiotics which can resolve all the gut problems.

It is an instant refresher which is easy to make at home. With just the presence of fresh and thick yogurt, you can get started with its making. The traditional way to make the Lassi was to churn it with hand, so to get the authentic taste we will follow the same here. But if you are in a hurry or do not like to do same, then you can use the electric blender. There will be no difference in taste or texture. Its top layer has butter spread all over it surrounded by the dry fruits

The addition of rose water and saffron strands enhances the beautiful texture of Lassi. Also, provides cooling against scorching rays of the sun. While the cardamom powder and sugar balances its taste. Nuts give the crunchiness, whereas the glazing cherries gives the drink a dazzling texture. The original texture of the Lassi is thick with the foam formed on its top. The thicker the Lassi, the better is its taste. To retain the thickness, avoid using water and add more yogurt with some milk. This brings out its literal meaning to be nothing but chilled sweet yogurt with blends of condiments.


  • The sweet Lassi Recipe requires only 5 minutes to prepare.
  • The mentioned proportion of ingredients serves 2 people, but you can adjust the quantity for a high number of servings.
  • Check the yogurt before using if it’s not sour. You can also use homemade Curd to be safe.
  • For the immediate serving, it is preferable to use more ice cubes and chilled water.
  • This Lassi can be stored in the fridge for a couple of more days.
  • For the best results, use the electric blender.


Enjoy the refreshing sweet Punjabi Lassi at any time of day or with the meal. Top the glass with ice cubes before serving. Garnish the glass of Lassi with:

  • Saffron Strands
  • Glazy Cherries
  • Dry Fruits
  • Cardamom Powders

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