Honey-sweet persimmons make a delicious alternative to mangoes in a yogurt-based lassi.
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Bright orange, honey-sweet persimmons make a delicious alternative to mangoes in a yogurt-based lassi.
This tamarind and coconut-enhanced take on a traditional lassi is downright refreshing. It is a little tart with just the right amount of sweet and smooth.
This tamarind and coconut-enhanced take on a traditional lassi is downright refreshing, a little tart with just the right amount of sweet and smooth.
Some people refer to kefir as 'runny yogurt', but this fermented milk drink might actually have more in common with kombucha. Although the rich, sour drink is strangely addictive on its own, kefir also makes a perfect tart background for both sweet and savory smoothies. Get your blender ready!
We like puns. We like yogurt. So we weren't too surprised that we liked Dahlicious Lassi, a line of Indian-style yogurt drinks we tried recently.
Before Jamba Juice and Smoothie King took over our morning meals and afternoon snacks, there was the lassi. This yogurt-based beverage has been an Indian tradition for hundreds, and some say thousands, of years. A lassi can be either sweet or savory and is frequently served during the summer to combat the heat. This version is a variation on the tremendously popular North Indian mango lassi, using papaya and citrus for a bright and refreshing drink.
[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] It's not a complete meal at Curry-Ya in the East Village without an order of Lychee Lassi ($4). We've seen lassi adapted into numerous flavors, but a lychee one is pretty rare. Here lychee plays...
When the weather gets this hot, the sort of sweets I crave come in liquid form. (Or at least meltable-to-liquid form). Shaved ice, milkshakes, lemonade, iced coffee—and, another one to add to this list, cups of chai from Lassi...