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Mint Lassi

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 0 minutes

Yields: 2 people



  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • Dash of black pepper

  • 1 cup plain yogurt

  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups water



  1. In a skillet, dry roast cumin and black pepper.

  2. Stir frequently, until the aroma is released.

  3. Combine cumin and pepper, along with all the other ingredients, into a blender.

  4. Mix at high speed until mint leaves are well blended.

  5. Serve.


  • Notes: This is a drink used in Indian culture to aid in digestion. Traditionally they use black salt which can be found in Indian food markets.

  • For a different taste ground cardamom or ground fennel in place of the cumin.

  • Try different types of yogurt: cow, sheep, goat or soy.

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