Thick and Creamy Mango Lassi

  • 1 ripe mango
  • 2 TB sugar or to taste
  • 1 cup plain yogurt (lowfat, nonfat, whole or Greek)
  • 4 large ice cubes
  • 1 tsp pomegranate molasses, more for garnish
  • ¼ cup water unless using Greek yogurt use ½ cup
  • Sprinkle of ground cardamom

Delicious anytime, even for a quick breakfast! Perfect as an accompaniment or dessert with an Indian meal.

Peel mango, cut flesh away from center pit, dropping fruit and any juices into a blender. Add rest of ingredients using less water at first, adding more to achieve desired consistency. Blend until smooth. Pour into 2 chilled glasses and drizzle with pomegranate molasses in a swirl or top with a sprinkle of ground cardamom and a few fresh mint leaves.