Tangy Mango Lassi
“The king of the fruits,” mango fruit is one of the most popular, nutritionally rich fruits with unique flavor, fragrance, taste, and heath promoting qualities, making it numero-uno among new functional foods, often labeled as “super fruits.”
Mango fruit is rich in pre-biotic dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and poly-phenolic flavonoid antioxidant compounds.
1 raw mango, peeled, grated
2 cups curd
1 1/2 tsp cumin* seeds
1 tsp black salt
2 tsp sugar
6-8 mint leaves, fresh
Salt to taste
- Cook the mango in a pan with 1 cup of water until soft. Allow cooling completely.
- Blend the cooked mango with curd. Add the cumin seeds black salt, sugar, and salt. Blend well together. For a thick milkshake-like texture, allow the drink to be whipped up well, either in the blender or by hand.
- Pour the lassi into glasses and serve chilled, garnished with hand-torn mint leaves on top.