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How to make a Lassi at Home – (3 Different Styles)

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How to make a Lassi at Home – (3 different styles)

How to make a lassi at home- Lassi, one of the popular beverage in North India and Punjab. It is incredibly creamy, chilled, and makes you feel refreshing. This healthy drink gives you energy when you feel low during your hectic days and also works best for your digestive health.

So, here is the step- step -step guide on how to make a lassi at home.

About Lassi 

Lassi is one of the famous and most liked side drink of North Indians.

The Lassi is a kind of yogurt- based drink that is made with a blend of Dahi (yogurt), water, some spices, and sometimes fruits/ nuts.

There are many different varieties of Lassi including strawberry lassi, rose lassi, mango lassi, and plain lassi, but the sweet and salty are the most popular ones. The sweet one contains curd or seasoning fruit or sugar blended together.

Whereas salty one contains various spices like cumin or cardamon.

The lassi is served in a clay cup Kulhar and to enhance its taste malai is put on top before serving. 

In this recipe, we will be presenting you three different ways of how to make Lassi with curd they are- Sweet Lassi, Salty Lassi, and Masala Lassi. The taste of the Lassi will be based on the curd so better use homemade curd made from full-fat milk.

Curd used should be fresh and cold not sour otherwise it can ruin your recipe.

 

Making of Lassi

Preparation Time –    10 minutes
Total Time            –    10 minutes
Serving                –     2 people

 

Ingredients for Lassi –

Sweet Lassi Ingredients

  • 2 cups yogurt
  • 7-8 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ tablespoon Cardamom powder
  • ice cubes/ 1 cup cold water/ 1 cup cold milk
  • Garnishing- saffron, pistachios, and almonds.

Salty Lassi Ingredients

  • 2 cups yogurt
  • 1 cup water/ice cubes
  • Black salt/regular salt – 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Chaat masala – 1 teaspoon
  • Few mint leaves/coriander leaves

Masala Lassi Ingredients

  • 2 cups yogurt
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Green chili – 1
  • Black salt – 1 tablespoon
  • Regular salt – 1 tablespoon
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves – Few chopped
  • 1/3 cup coriander leaves – Few chopped
  • Crushed black pepper – ¼ tablespoon
  • 1 tablespoon roasted cumin powder (roast cumin seeds for 2 minutes on medium flame and grind it).

 

How to make Sweet Lassi

1. First, take a jar in that put 400-gram curd, 7-8 tablespoons sugar or take it according to your taste, ½ tablespoon Cardamom powder, few ice cubes, you can also use 1 cup cold water or cold milk instead of ice cubes. If you want thicker lassi then add ½ cup of water or milk. Everything is up to you.

2. Grind everything well until the lassi become smooth and you see a frothy layer on top.

3. Now on top of garnishing, we will add some saffron, pistachios, almonds, or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

4. You can also add ½ cup puree of any fruit if you want like strawberry or mango.

5. Sweet Lassi is ready to serve it immediately. You can store it for 1 or 2 days in a refrigerator, but in that case, don’t use ice cubes.

how to make sweet lassi
Image Credit: https://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/sweet-lassi-punjabi-lassi/

How to make Salty Lassi

1. In a blender, take 2 cups of yogurt, 1 cup water you can also add ice cubes instead of water, 1 teaspoon black salt/regular salt, 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, 1 teaspoon chaat masala.

2. Grind everything well until you get a smooth and frothy layer on top.

3. From the top garnish it with mint leaves/coriander leaves.

4. Salty Lassi is ready to serve. You can store it for 1 or 2 days in a refrigerator, but in that case, don’t use ice cubes.

How to make Salty Lassi
Image Credit: https://www.ruchiskitchen.com/salted-mint-lassi-recipe/

 

How to make Masala Lassi

1. In a blender add 1/3 coriander leaves, 1/2 cup mint leaves, green chili, and 2 tablespoon water, grind a little bit don’t make a paste.

2. Now in the same grinding jar add yogurt, 1 tablespoon black salt, 1 tablespoon regular salt, roasted cumin powder, ½ glass water, and crushed black pepper.

3. Grind it well until you get a smooth and frothy layer on top.

4. For garnishing sprinkle black pepper, roasted jeera, and a few coriander and mint leaves.

5. Masala Lassi is ready to serve. You can store it for 1 or 2 days in a refrigerator, but in that case, don’t use ice cubes.

how to make masala lassi
Image Credit: https://spoonsofflavor.com/masala-chaas/

 

How to serve 

You can serve cold lassi during the daytime and accompany any of your favorite Indian meal it goes perfectly with every dish.

 

Nutrition

The nutrition facts of lassi are-

  • Calories- 147
  • Fat- 5g
  • Cholesterol- 21 mg
  • Sodium- 79mg
  • Potassium-253mg
  • Carbohydrates- 19g
  • Sugar- 19g
  • Protein- 5g

 

Does Lassi make you fat?

No, lassi doesn’t make you fat but shrinks the fat, especially from the belly. Lassi is loaded with proteins, vitamins, minerals, calcium, potassium, magnesium that gives energy to your body. It also contains vitamin D and lactic acid it which helps to boost up your immune system and speed up your metabolism that resulting in weight loss.

 

Is Lassi better than milk?

Lassi is better than milk because it makes a healthy digestive system also it is very light for the stomach and helps to reduce extra fat from the belly. Lassi is also loaded with Lassi is loaded with proteins, vitamins, minerals, calcium, potassium, magnesium that makes your immune system strong.

 

What is the lassi drink mostly made of?

The Lassi is a kind of yogurt- based drink that is made with a blend of Dahi(yogurt), water, some spices, and sometimes fruits/ nuts. There are many different varieties of Lassi including strawberry lassi, rose lassi, mango lassi, and plain lassi, but the sweet and salty are the most popular ones.

 

Can we drink lassi at night?

Lassi is made of curd and consuming curd at night is not Ok because it can cause mucus development. Especially, people suffering from cold and cough should avoid it.

 

Is Lassi good for immunity?

Yes, the presence of vitamin D and lactic acid in it helps to boost up your immune system and speed up your metabolism that resulting in weight loss.

 

Wind Up 

We hope you enjoyed the three different ways of how to make a lassi at home. Must try out the lassi of your choice during these warm days to feel chill and refreshing. If you are stuck in any step then leave your comment below.

Ingredients

Nutrition

  • Daily Value*
  • Calories: 147
  • Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 21 mg
  • Sodium: 79mg
  • Potassium:253mg
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Sugar: 19g
  • Protein: 5g

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