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Mint Lassi

Prep Time:5 minutes
Cooking Time:0 minutes
Yields:2 people
Ingredients:

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

Directions:

  1. In a skillet, dry roast cumin and black pepper.
  2. Stir frequently, until the aroma is released.
  3. Combine cumin and pepper, along with all the other ingredients, into a blender.
  4. Mix at high speed until mint leaves are well blended.
  5. Serve.
Notes:

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.

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