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Mint Lassi

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 0 minutes

Yields: 2 people




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




  • 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.




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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