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Creamy and Thick Mango Lassi Recipe

A deliciously creamy Indian drink that is easily made at home using just 5 ingredients in less than 5 minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks, Beverage, Summer Beverage
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: mango, mango lassi, mango yogurt smoothie, mango smoothie
Appliance: Blender
Servings: 2 people
Author: Ishani Bose


  • 2 cups mangoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups yogurt unsweetened
  • 1 cup milk optional
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 5-6 ice cubes


  • To make mango lassi, add the mango pieces, yogurt, sugar, cardamom powder, and ice cubes in a blender and blend them together. If you find the consistency to be too thick, you can dilute it a little by adding milk. Blend the ingredients altogether till you get a smooth consistency.
  • Once done, taste the lassi with a spoon and add milk or the other ingredients as per your preference. 
  • Serve the cool lassi in glasses once you get the desired taste and consistency. You can garnish the drink with mint leaves, saffron, or dry fruits like pistachios and almonds. 
    A close-up shot of mango lassi or smoothie in big glasses with curd, cut fruit pieces and blender


  • You can make a vegan variant by using unsweetened plant-based yogurt and vegan milk to manage the consistency. 
  • You can use powdered jaggery or honey instead of sugar if you like. 
  • You can also use canned mango puree, incase ripe mangoes are not available.
  • If your mango isn’t sufficiently ripe, the lassi will turn out to be too tart and you’ll have to accordingly add more sugar or honey than you would like.