Sunday, 5 May 2013

Salted Jeera Lassi~ Chaas

A refreshing drink to cool you down on a hot summers day. Made with natural yoghurt,water and crushed ice.Its delicately flavoured with salt and  ground cumin and garnished with coriander . A cooling accompaniment to a spicy meal.


454 g tub chobani  natural yoghurt
300 ml water
Juice from half a lemon
1 teaspoon fresh ground cumin (jeera)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh coriander
10  ice cubes crushed


1. In a blender put the yoghurt and water.
2. Add the salt and half the ground cumin and lemon juice.
3. Blend till  the mixture is frothy. Add the coriander reserving a little for garnish. Blend once more briefly.
4. Half fill 2 tall glasses with crushed ice and top the ice with the salted Lassi
5. Sprinkle with the fresh coriander and cumin powder.

Serve immediately.

NB-To make fresh ground cumin, dry roast the cumin in a pan for 3-4 minutes taking care not to burn it. Let it cool and then grind the cumin to a powder in a coffee grinder.This Lassi can be made with any natural yoghurt.

You may like : Sweet Mango and Coconut Lassi


  1. My in-laws eat a similar salted yoghurt drink in North Cyprus which is the Turkish side. I don't think it has the spices though. They would really improve the flavour.

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  3. Perfect for the season, yummy one.

  4. What a tasty lassi! This sounds so refreshing on a hot summer day - and quite healthful too!

  5. I may have to give this a try. I like all of those flavors as an accompaniment to Indian food, but I'm not sure how I would feel about drinking them. Thanks for linking up at Pin It Tuesday.

  6. Yum! Going to try this when I next do a curry!

  7. I've never had Lassi. It would go well with a curry as yogurt does in general.

  8. oooh looks and sounds tasty x

  9. This looks great, it's definitely different to my usual summery drink. I think the juice of the lemon would give it the kick it needs to take away from the milkyness of it. xx

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