Loving Yourself Mango Lassi Recipe

Loving Yourself Mango Lassi Recipe
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Drink straight away for most refreshing taste!
Gluten Free Vegan Dairy Free
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Lassi is a hugely popular Indian drink, it is often referred to as the world's first smoothie and is well known for having ayurvedic healing properties with a calming effect on the stomach and mind. Try this super refreshing delicious recipe, thinned by the cucumber and boosted with cardamom - it makes for a fantastic clean eating smoothie! (Note: this amount makes 1 large glass or 2 small glasses)

This recipe was created as part of a range of Indian inspired recipes for our Global Kitchen blog series. 

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Ingredients

Equipment
  • Pestle and Mortar
  • Blender
  • Serving Glass

Method
  1. Firstly take a few cardamom pods and grind them in a pestle and mortar to release the seeds, discard the husks and grind the seeds a little.
  2. Next, place all ingredients (except the ice cubes) into a high powered blender and whizz to a smooth consistency. 
  3. Just before serving, blend the ice cubes into the mix.
  4. Pour into serving glass, slice an orange and garnish the glass.
  5. Drink immediately and enjoy!
Loving Yourself Mango Lassi Recipe Loving Yourself Mango Lassi Recipe
Benefits

This refreshing drink is chock full of health benefits. Mango is high in antioxidant vitamins A and C - vitamin A is also essential to healthy eyes and soft, supple skin. Our Banana Powder contains high amounts of the essential mineral Potassium which is vital to the functioning of all living cells, especially the nervous system. Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb, meaning it helps your body adjust to extreme circumstances such as stress - it is also renowned for boosting energy levels and strengthening the immune system. Finally, the Cardamom not only adds a hint of spice, it is also known in Ayurveda to bring joy to the heart and mind.... all of this and more from one delectable drink!

11 January 2017 - 4:06pm