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sweet lassi

Sweet Lassi

Revathi Palani
Sweet Lassi is an easy Indian Summer Drink made with yogurt and flavored with cardamom powder and rose essence. Perfect for the hot summer days.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2


  • 1 ½ Cup Yogurt (Chilled)
  • ½ Cup Milk | Water (Chilled)
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar (adjust per taste)
  • 3 drops Rose essence
  • 1 large pinch Cardamom powder

For Garnish

  • Chopped Pistachio - as needed
  • Chopped Almonds - as needed
  • Saffron strands - as needed


  • Add all the ingredients listed above (except "For garnish"), to a large mixing bowl. Beat nicely using an hand/electric whisk, until frothy.
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  • Transfer to serving glass, add the garnish and serve cold.
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Notes | FAQ

- Do not over beat the lassi, butter will separate out and float on top.
- Addition of rose essence is optional and as per your taste.
- Alternatively, instead of using a whisk, you can also pulse the lassi in a mixie/blender.
- Yogurt should not be sour for making lassi.