Author Notes:Lassi is a very common drink found alongside dishes in India, Indian restaurant and Indian households. Let's say you happen to be seated in an Indian restaurant and are debating what to order while looking through the plethora of dishes in the menu. And when you ultimately decide on the chicken and naan, the waiter will indubitably ask if you want lassi with that. If you say no, be prepared to be badgered and questioned as to why not. You'll essentially be pressured into ordering a cold yogurt drink
Mango Lassi - Indian Mango Smoothie
3/4cup Cold Milk
3tablespoons Cold Plain Yogurt
1handful Crushed Ice
1sprig Fresh Mint
Pick a ripe mango, the redder the skin, the better, and peel the skin. Cut the mango into thick chunks - there's no need for precision here, it's all getting blended. That's the best part!
In the blender, combine the pieces of mango, milk, yogurt, honey, salt and crushed ice.
Blend the mixture (or pulse, your choice), for 20-30 seconds. Try the lassi with a spoon and add honey, milk or yogurt if need be (trust your taste buds). If it's still too thick, add more milk and continue to blend until it reaches the consistency you are looking for.
Pour the lassi into a tall glass and top it with the sprig of mint. Voila! Drink to your heart's desire.