Mint Lassi

Prep time

5 minutes

Cooking time

0 minutes


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


  1. In a skillet, dry roast cumin and black pepper.
  2. Stir frequently, until the aroma is released.
  3. Combine cumin and pepper, along with all the other ingredients, into a blender.
  4. Mix at high speed until mint leaves are well blended.
  5. 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 yogurtcow, sheep, goat or soy.