It wouldn't be wrong to describe lassi as one of the most refreshing drinks we know of. This flavoured drink with a yogurt base is a popular recipe across the country. Apart from its yummy taste, the drink is also famous for its versatility. You can make it sweet, salted, or add fruits to it to give it a delectable flavour. This drink has its fair share of health benefits too. It is good for gut health and can help prevent stomach-related issues such as bloating or constipation. Lassi is rich in probiotics which is also good for health.
(Also read : 5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Drinking Lassi)
While we are all familiar with the traditional lassi, there is so much more you can do with it. We have curated a list of seven interesting and unique lassi recipes. Have a look.
1) Shahi Lassi
Shahi lassi is a rich and creamy version of the traditional drink that is sure to make your stomach happy. The refreshing drink is garnished with saffron and dry fruits. In this recipe, you can add a scoop of vanilla ice cream along with curd to enhance the taste.
2) Mango Lassi
Mango lassi has the goodness of fresh mangoes and the creaminess of lassi. It is garnished with saffron for some additional flavor. This is one fruity version of the regular lassi you have to try.
3) Strawberry Lassi
We all know of strawberry flavoured ice cream. But, can you imagine strawberries in lassi? Here, the strawberry puree is blended with ice and yogurt in this lassi.
4) Mint Lassi
Do you have mint leaves at home? Add it to your lassi and give your body a health boost. Serve the drink chilled with a little bit of ground cumin and mint leaves on top.
5) Banana Walnut Lassi
This lassi is made of bananas, walnuts, and honey. You can decorate the drink with walnut toppings and jazz it up with some rose water.
6) Chickoo Lassi
This chickoo lassi is a must-try at the end of a long day. For this, first mix chickoo with curd, milk, cardamom, and honey. Remember to sieve the drink in order to avoid lumps.
7) Avocado Lassi
This could be a great way to add a creamy twist to your regular lassi. The avocado lassi could also double as your post-workout drink as well.
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So head to your kitchen and treat yourself to a lassi recipe that will make you happy.