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    Jun 8, 2014

    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

    shwetainthekitchen.com

    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

    pastryaffair.com

    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

    kirantarun.com

    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

    easyfoodsmith.blogspot.com

    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

    cancaramelo.com

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

    7. Papaya and Honey Lassi

    24carrotlife.com

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

    8. Chocolate Lassi Topped with Toasted Almonds

    9. Spiced Milk Lassi with Kiwi and Mint

    princesstofu.com

    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

    thekitchn.com

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

    11. Nepali Salted Lassi

    girlcooksworld.com

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

    12. Caramel Espresso Lassi

    cookrepublic.com

    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.