This Mango Lassi is better than restaurant-style and is only made with 5 ingredients. All you need is fresh mangoes, greek yogurt, milk, ice, and sugar! Also, try this delicious Mango Milkshake and Easy Mango Mousse.
Why this Recipe Works
- This Indian Mango Drink: is super easy and fast to make. Just as is this Kiwi Juice!
- It's healthy: Fresh mangoes, greek yogurt full of probiotics, and very little sugar makes this drink very nutritious. Also check out this kid friendly Chocolate Banana Smoothie made with only 3 ingredients!
- Five ingredients: are all you need to make this recipe and it's perfect as a breakfast smoothie too, just like this Coffee Banana Smoothie!
- And it tastes better than restaurant style!
What You'll Need
- Mangoes: It's ideal to use the fresh fruit, but you can use frozen or mango pulp. If using pulp, ensure that it is sweetened pulp and not unsweetened.
- Greek yogurt: Use plain greek yogurt, or even regular plain yogurt. To make it vegan, use almond yogurt or other dairy-free alternative.
- Sugar: Feel free to omit altogether, or substitute with a sweetner of your choice.
- Milk: Use full fat milk for the creamiest result, or go for your preferred type of milk such as low fat milk, almond milk or even cocount milk.
- Ice: It's what gives the lassi that thick, creamy texture.
How to Make It - Step by Step
- Place all ingredients in a Nutribullet or blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Pour into serving glasses and top with slivered pistachios. A traditional topping would be cardamom powder, but I did not have that on hand.
How to Cut a Mango
- Slice the mango lengthwise.
- Run your knife through the middle, and then make horizontal lines to cut into cubes.
- Using a spoon, scoop out the mango cubes.
FAQs & Tips
The best varieties are Indian and Pakistani. Alphonso is a great choice here and Pakistani varieties such as Chaunsa and Anwar Ratol are ideal. Be sure to choose a variety that's sweet and non-fibrous. Avoid non-sweet mangoes as they can curdle the milk.
It remains good in the fridge for up to 1-2 days.
Yes, a good substitute would be to use almond yogurt and almond milk.
A ripe mango will slightly give when gently squeezed. It will also have a sweet, fruity aroma.
Also Try These Indian Beverages
- Karak Chai
- Homemade Chai Recipe
- Masala Chai Recipe
- Cold Coffee with Ice Cream
- Mohabbat ka Sharbat
- How to Make a Banana Milkshake without Ice Cream
Mango Lassi | Mango Yogurt Smoothie
- Nutribullet or Blender
- 1 cup mango cubed
- 1 cup greek yogurt chopped
- 1/4 cup milk
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1/4 cup ice cubes about four to five cubes
- slivered pistachios for garnishing
- Place all ingredients in a blender or Nutribullet.
- Blend until smooth.
- Pour into serving glasses and top with slivered pistachios.
- Mangoes: Fresh mangoes are ideal, but not always easily available. Use the frozen kind or canned sweetened pulp.
- Yogurt: I use full fat, but regular yogurt, low-fat yogurt, all work well in this recipe. The creaminess will vary depending on the yogurt though.
- Milk: Again use full fat for that creamy texture or swap with skim milk.
- Sugar: If your mangoes are sweet enough, you can skip the sugar altogether or replace it with a sweetener.
- Cardamom Powder: used traditionally to sprinkle over the lassi, but I did not have any on hand.
- Make it Vegan: Substitute with almond yogurt and almond milk to make this lassi vegan or any other dairy alternatives suitable for vegans.