Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index


Lassi is a traditional Indian drink made by churning yoghurt. The finely-mixed end product is consumed after adding common salt and/or sugar for taste. Nowadays, various flavours are commonly added to lassi such as mango, strawberry and the like.

Recipe: Salty Lassi

Here is one possible recipe for a Salty Lassi:

Dry-roast cumin seeds by cooking them over low heat in small pan until you can smell the seasoning, about 2 to 3 minutes. Cool and grind. In blender, blend cumin seed powder with yoghurt, milk, lemon juice, salt and ice cubes. Optionally scatter with crumbled mint. Serve chilled. (4 servings.)