Savory Salted Cumin Mint Lassi With Greek Yogurt #SundaySupper

 

Lassi-9991Refreshing, cool yogurt lassi with a hint of salt, cumin and mint makes a hydrating summer cooler.  My Sunday Supper team is doing a Summer chilling theme and I am making my cumin lassi. I grew up in India where summers were 90 degrees and air conditioning was rare. We has to find ways to keep cool and drinking lassi was one of them. My mom would make a pitcher of lassi in the morning and we would sip all through the day. Lassi can be sweet or savory and this cumin spiked lassi is savory. The salt adds flavor and helps replenish salts lost due to sweating in the hot weather. Cumin and mint add a boost of digestive power to the lassi. Since the base of any lassi is yogurt  this is a probiotic rich drink filled with nourishment. It’s so easy to make and tastes great. Next time you feel the heat, whip yourself a cool refreshing hydrating lassi!

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Cumin Lassi

Serves 3-4
Dietary Diabetic, Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Meal type Beverage, Starter
Misc Child Friendly, Gourmet, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Greek Yogurt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 Tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 Tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 Tsp mint paste (or 1 tbsp fresh mint)

Note

You can use buttermilk, yogurt or kefir to make this drink

Directions

Blend all ingredients together. Add ice cubes and drink up!

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Comments

  1. Very interesting combination of flavors in this beverage. I’m definitely going to have to try one!

  2. I love yogurt lassis! I must make this one, because I’m so curious about how it tastes. So many tantalizing tastes included! I have everything but the mint on hand!

  3. What an interesting combo!

  4. Oooo, I have never had a lassi. This drink sounds fabulous. I have to make this soon! I am on a huge cumin kick at the moment. Yum!

  5. I’ve never had a lassi! This looks really interesting! I love that it is a savory drink too and yogurt based. I’ll have to give this a try! Thanks!

  6. Sue, what a fun lassi flavor! If this works to cool down folks in southern Asia, it will definitely be perfect for us battling the heat in the US! Thanks!!!

  7. Being a lover of all things cumin, I’ll be trying this one. Thanks for the recipe.

  8. I would drink this any time of year. YUM>

  9. I love how different this is, gorgeous recipe!!

  10. I’ve never had lassi but it sounds delicious to me!

  11. I would have never thought to use yogurt in a beverage. Very creative and healthy too!

  12. What a light and refreshing drink!

  13. I’ve never had a savory lassi! Wow, this looks so cool. Thanks so much for sharing.

  14. I’ve never had a savory smoothie before, but this really sounds delicious. Great flavors!

  15. I love this! The idea of a refreshing savory drink is genius!

  16. Sounds delicious and refreshing.

  17. This looks and sounds wonderful. Mangoes are really in season in my area right now, so my hubby requested a mango lassi this week. I think I can do that! :)

  18. Sounds interesting! I’ve never had a Lassi. It’s really fun to see all the different stuff we come up with on Sunday Supper, I’m glad I stopped by to see yours! HUGS

  19. Love a mango lassi, so I must try your savory version!

  20. I love that this is savory! Sounds refreshing!

  21. Sue – confession time – I have never tried a lassi! But this one sounds amazing! I’m putting it on my list of things to try asap! Thanks for sharing!

  22. WOW this sounds good. I have never had a lassi before, but love the savory idea!

  23. This sounds like a drink that I would absolutely adore. Perfection!!!

  24. I love the recipes! Thanks for sharing!

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