This sweet Indian-style, smoothie-like drink is a blend of fresh mango, tangy plain yogurt, and milk. Choose low-fat or fat-free dairy products to keep saturated fat in check while delivering healthful calcium, potassium, and vitamin D.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2009

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Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
3 servings (serving size: 1 cup lassi and about 1/2 teaspoon pistachios)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine mango and sugar in a blender; process until pureed. Add yogurt and milk; process until smooth. Serve with pistachios; sprinkle with cardamom, if desired.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

137 calories; calories from fat%; fat 1.4g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 0.6g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 7g; carbohydrates 27.5g; fiber 1.2g; cholesterol 4mg; iron 0.2mg; sodium 89mg; calcium 207mg.