Juices / Tea

Mint Lassi

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cooking Time:

0 minutes

Yields:

2 people

Ingredients:

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

Directions:

  • In a skillet, dry roast cumin and black pepper.
  • Stir frequently, until the aroma is released.
  • Combine cumin and pepper, along with all the other ingredients, into a blender.
  • Mix at high speed until mint leaves are well blended.
  • 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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