Mint Lassi

Prep time:

5 minutes

Prep notes:

Cooking time:

0 minutes


2 people


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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.