Monday, July 21, 2014

Mishti Lassie (sweet yogurt drink) recipe—from BITING THROUGH THE SKIN

Need something to cool down this summer? Try this Mishti Lassie recipe from Biting through the Skin: An Indian Kitchen in America's Heartland, by Nina Mukerjee Furstenau.

Mishti Lassie (sweet yogurt drink)

Makes 1-2 drinks

1 ripe mango or banana or papaya, peeled and pureed
2 teaspoons honey or sugar (to taste)
1/4 teaspoon saffron threads, steeped in 2 teaspoons hot water (optional)
1 cup water with ice
2 tablespoons lemon juice (to taste)
1 cup plain yogurt

Blend all of the above ingredients in an electric blender, crushing the ice. Lovely served chilled. Optional garnishes for each glass: 1/4 teaspoon crushed pistachio nuts or a sprig of fresh mint.

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