START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi is a traditional South Asian drink—like a milkshake, only made with plain yogurt instead of milk. Peel 1 ripe mango, remove the pit, and chop the pulp into small chunks. Combine 3/4 cup cold water, 1 cup plain yogurt, and the mango in a blender. Blend until smooth. Add 2 to 3 tablespoons sugar (according to taste), a dash of ground green cardamom seed (optional) and ground saffron (optional)—pulse to combine. Add 8 ice cubes and blend together until frothy. Pour into 4 cups, serve immediately, and enjoy! This delicious protein drink will sustain you for hours.

Prep Tips: Peel the mango over a bowl to catch all the juice. After you cut the mango pulp into chunks, crush with a potato masher and remove any stringy fibers before blending. Or if you prefer, use 3/4 cup canned mango.

Variations: Don’t want to use sugar? Substitute fruit juice or honey instead. Or skip the sweetener altogether, as a ripe mango is naturally sweet. You can also add 1/2 cup of fresh strawberries or other summer fruit. And if you don’t like yogurt, substitute 2 cups of milk and skip the water to make a milkshake.

Health Benefits: Mangoes are packed with vitamins A, B, and C. Combined with the protein-rich yogurt or milk, they turn this nutritious drink into a time-released snack that will keep your energy going for hours.

Read more: All recipes, Desserts, Diet & Nutrition, Drinks, Eating for Health, Food, Health, Simply Healthy, ,

have you shared this story yet?

go ahead, give it a little love

Megan, selected from Yoga+ Magazine

Yoga International is an award-winning, independent magazine that contemplates the deeper dimensions of spiritual life--exploring the power of yoga practice and philosophy to not only transform our bodies and minds, but inspire meaningful engagement in our society, environment, and the global community.


+ add your own
10:50AM PST on Nov 15, 2013

Sounds Great :) Thanks for Sharing.

7:14AM PDT on May 10, 2013


8:58PM PDT on Apr 14, 2013

I love mango!

11:09AM PST on Dec 17, 2012


8:15AM PST on Dec 6, 2012

Thanks for the info.

6:15AM PDT on Oct 25, 2012

This sounds good. I'm getting some mangos when I go shopping!! Thanks!

2:17AM PDT on Sep 30, 2012

Great article, thanks for sharing!

1:21PM PDT on Aug 7, 2012


1:21PM PDT on Aug 7, 2012


11:45AM PDT on May 17, 2012


add your comment

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

people are talking

Also, remember the "golden rule"! Thanks for sharing.

What a smart dog!! Great to watch, thanks!

I have no problem with gluten, so if I need flour I use the regular stuff. I don't bake and I don't…

None of the guys I dated looked anything alike. Don't have any idea what that means, but they had s…


Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!