12 Creamy And Delicious Lassi Recipes To Cool Down With

The yogurt-based drink is sometimes sweet, sometimes savory, and always refreshing.

1. Easy Three-Ingredient Lassi

Sweet and simple: Yogurt, water, and sugar are blended until smooth — then topped with optional sliced almonds or cardamom. Get the recipe.

2. Mango Lassi

The lassi hails from India and Pakistan and can take on many flavors and combinations — with mango being one of the most popular. Get the recipe.

3. Blood Orange Lassi

This one’s a bit fancier with orange three ways: blood orange, orange liqueur, and orange blossom water. Get the recipe.

4. Strawberry Lassi

 

Another use for all those ripe summer strawberries. Get the recipe.

5. Savory Masala-Spiced Lassi with Roasted Beets

Beets are roasted in the oven then blended with water, yogurt, and spices including garam masala and cumin. (For an extra kick, you can also line the rim.) Get the recipe.

6. Vegan Mango Lassi

This version replaces the yogurt with blended chia seeds. Get the recipe.

7. Papaya and Honey Lassi

Not as sweet as the traditional mango version. Get the recipe.

8. Chocolate Lassi Topped with Toasted Almonds

Chocolate? Sold. Get the recipe.

9. Spiced Milk Lassi with Kiwi and Mint

Along with yogurt, this one starts with lightly spiced milk — simmered with spices including cinnamon and cardamom — as the base. Then pureed kiwi and rose water are added in. Get the recipe.

10. Creamy Avocado Lassi

If you can find a glass this large, even better. Get the recipe.

11. Nepali Salted Lassi

Lots of froth, but no fruit. Just a bit of salt and cumin. Get the recipe.

12. Caramel Espresso Lassi

This one doubles as a dressed up dessert: caramel-flavored espresso (or your favorite black coffee of choice) is blended with yogurt, milk, and optional syrup for sweetness. The final touch? Whipped cream and sea salt. Get the recipe.

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