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:

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.

 

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.