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Mango Lassi Recipe With Mango Pulp | Indian Mango Yogurt Drink

Mango Lassi is one of the most popular refreshing and cooling beverages in Northern India, which is a cross between a smoothie and a milk shake. It is thick, rich and creamy with lots of mango flavour.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks and Desserts, Smoothie
Cuisine: Indian (North Indian)
Keyword: Mango Lassi, Mango Yogurt Drink, Mango Smoothie, Low Fat Mango Lassi,
Servings: 3
Author: Padma Veeranki


  • 1 Cup Plain Low-Fat Yoghurt Unsweetened
  • 1 Cup Mango Pulp or 1 Ripe mango Peeled & cut into chunks
  • ¼ Cup Milk or Water Optional
  • 1 tbsp Honey or Sugar Depending on the sweetness of Mango

To Flavour (Any one):

  • ¼ tsp Cardamom Powder Optional
  • Few Saffron Strands Optional
  • ½ tsp Rose Water Optional


  • Combine mango pulp or chopped mangoes, a little honey/sugar in a blender along with yoghurt. Adjust the sugar quantity as per the sweetness of the mangoes.
  • Blend it till you get a smooth puree.
  • If you are using cardamom, saffron or rose water, add them and again blend it till everything is incorporated well.
  • You can also add ice cubes and blend until frothy.
  • Pour into serving glasses and garnish with cardamom powder or mint leaves and serve.
  • If not serving right away, keep it refrigerator for 2 to 3 days. It tastes best when served chilled.

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  • You may use frozen mango chunks if mango is not in season, or freeze your fresh mango for a few hours for a colder, thicker drink. Frozen fruits give a creamy texture to a smoothie or milkshake.
  • You can use quarter tsp. of ginger powder instead of cardamom powder for a spice kick to the drink.
  • Cardamom, saffron or rose water are optional.
  • Adjust sugar/honey according to the sweetness of mangoes or to suit your taste. You can substitute with jaggery or dates but there may be a slight change in colour of the lassi.
  • The colour of the lassi depends on the variety of mangoes used to prepare.
  • You can also experiment lassi with other fruits.Dilute the lassi to the desired consistency, if required, with water or milk.