A lassi is a traditional Indian milk shake made with yogurt instead of milk. While many variations are savory, for my Indian-inspired dinner party, I'll be whipping up a mango lassi. There's no sugar, but honey provides a subtle sweetness to the creamy drink, while lime juice adds a refreshing tartness. For those guests who have an extreme sweet tooth, consider purchasing a couple flavored chocolate bars. Vosges Naga Exotic Candy Bar is inspired by the tribes of Northeast India. The bar is a mixture of deep milk chocolate, sweet Indian curry, and coconut. It makes a deliciously easy finish to the rich meal. To check out the mango lassi recipe, read more
A traditional Indian beverage made by blending yogurt with water, salt and spices until frothy. Traditional lassi can be flavored with cumin, and is generally salty. However at most restaurants a sweet version is the norm, especially mango flavored. The sweet version is created with sugar, rosewater, and/or mango or other fruit juices.