When I eat out at Indian restaurants a mango lassi is a must. This two step recipe produces a thick and creamy mango drink. It makes a great alternative to a smoothie. It’s so rich and filling that sometimes I even have it instead of dessert.


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Mango Lassi Recipe

Serves: 2
Preparation Time: 5 minutes


  • the flesh of 1 ripe mango
  • 50 ml milk
  • 125 g natural yoghurt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/8 tsp cardamom powder
  • 20 g toasted crushed pistachios (as a topping when serving)


  1. Place all the ingredients apart from the pistachios in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into two short glasses and top each glass with the pistachios.


  • If you don’t have powdered cardamom then ground cinnamon is the best alternative.

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