Tuesday, March 26, 2013

~Strawberry Smoothie (Lassi)~

Posted by M.S. at 4:52 AM

I wanted something that could be prepared really fast, required no heat, and was refreshing.

Enter strawberry lassi.  Lassi is an Indian yogurt-based fruit beverage, usually prepared with mango. I absolutely love lassi; I always find myself ordering it whenever I have Indian food (which is fairly often).  I had no mangos in my kitchen Friday afternoon, and there was NO way I was braving the heat again to go buy some at the supermarket, so I settled for fresh strawberries, which I conveniently happened to have in my refrigerator.  I’m glad I settled.  Strawberry lassi may be a bit unconventional, but it’s delicious!

Strawberry Lassi
Adapted from Joylicious


·      1 pound fresh strawberries, trimmed and halved
·      ½ cup honey (to your taste)
·      pinch of salt
·      2 cups plain yogurt
·      1 cup crushed ice


Combine the strawberries, honey, and salt in a blender.  Purée until the strawberries are smooth. 

Add the yogurt, and blend until smooth.  Repeat with the ice. 

Serve immediately.


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