Monday, April 4, 2011

Mango Lassi

Happy Ugadi to everyone! Back home in India grandma would make Ugadi Pachhadi. This pachchadi is made with Neem flowers, jaggery, green chillies, salt, tamarind juice, raw mango, i.e. with six tastes which signifies that life consists of six different experiences and should be taken with equal acceptance. I miss the Bevu-Bella (Neem-jaggery) pachadis. 


Mango Lassi is my favorite beverage and I can have it pretty much every day. Using kesar mango is the key to the great taste in par to the restaurant style mango lassis. Fresh kesar mangoes are always a great choice but tinned mango pulp works perfectly fine. Canned Kesar Mango pulp can be found in any Indian grocery store.


Ingredients:
Serves-2
Plain Yogurt - 1 cup (240 ml) - I used low-fat home-made
Kesar Mango pulp - 1/2 cup (120 ml)
Milk - 3 tbsp or more (approx 50 - 60 ml)
Sugar/Honey - 2 tsp - adjust according to the sweetness of the mango


Method:
Blend all the ingredients together and serve chilled.



42 comments:

  1. refreshing and tempting mango lassi.

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  2. Wow..Feel like grabbing the whole tall galss..Yum YUm delicious

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  3. Nice refreshing lassi.. love the colour..

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  4. Happy Ugadi to u too Krithi! Mango lassi looks awesome!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  5. Happy Ugadi dear.Lassi look delicious.

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  6. Refreshing and yummy..love it.

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  7. Looks very refreshing..Happy Ugadi dear:)

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  8. Happy Ugadi !! this is my fav drink of the season :-)

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  9. yum yum....pls pass the glass to me..

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  10. Looks delicious and tempting

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  11. Refreshing drink..wonderful snaps Krithi dear

    Sowmi's kitchen

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  12. so refreshing and very tempting lassi !!

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  13. delicious looking mango lassi looks wonderful

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  14. Perfect drink with the mercury climbing these days..

    US Masala

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  15. Cool and thirst quenching drink dear

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  16. very tempting and yummy drink..never tried any fruit flavoured lassi at home

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  17. The season is yet to start here. waiting for it. Awesome color Krithi.

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  18. Flavorful Lassi. Very droolworthy and perfect for this season.

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  19. mm!!
    this looks super thick and tasty.
    perfect for spring!!!

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  21. Happy Ugadi :) This is a yummy lassi, would really like if you could share it with hearth and soul hop in my blog- I am co-hosting the event !
    www.sunshineandsmile.com

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  22. very tempting. Loved the colour, great pics

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  23. Yum ....n tempting.... so refreshing...

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  24. Delicious and mouthwatering Lassi....

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  25. Wow!!!krithi very refreshing drink. The clicks are so tempting.
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  26. Feel like finishing that both glasses,yummy lassi..

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  27. Looks refreshing and superb.

    Saraswathi Iyer
    http://simplysara07.blogspot.com/

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  28. Oh my..This looks so cooling & i definitely wont be satisfied with just one glass of this yummy lassi!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  29. Yummy lassi... A perfect cooler to beat the heat...

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  30. Such a tempting glass of lassi...very thick, creamy and delicious.

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  31. Never tried Lassi with honey, got to try this one specially since summer is fast approaching..

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  32. Thanks Krithi for sharing it with Hearth and Soul Hop :)
    www.sunshineandsmile.com

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  33. super yum- perfect for the sweltering heat and nice clicks krithi !

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  34. Looks delicious and tempting.. Perfect for this season :)

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  35. Mango lassi is my new love, YUM!

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  36. Mango time.....yummylicious drink....

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  37. Great drink on a warm summer day...or anytime!

    Thanks for sharing at the hearth and soul hop.

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