Sweet, Punjabi Lassi Recipe

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Sweet, Punjabi Lassi Recipe – A classic, traditional beverage for hot summer days. Now a days it is not only popular in Punjab or North India but all over the India.

Lassi Recipe (How to make Sweet, Punjabi Lassi Recipe)

This lassi is really thick since less amount of liquid is used vs amount of yogurt. And because it is thick consistency it is also quite filling and heavy. But if you prefer thin and light version then add more liquid (water or milk).

It is cooling to your body during the hot or warmer days. Because it is made from yogurt and it has cooling properties.

Other than this sweet version, there are many other variations to the lassi. E.g. salted lassi, masala lassi. It is also made by adding fruits like mango lassi.

If serving it right away or immediately then always use chilled yogurt and chilled water/milk. Or you can make it ahead of time and let it chill in the fridge for few hours before serving.

Traditionally it is topped with malai or makhan (white butter) or sometimes with khoya or rabri. I have not added any topping here otherwise it would make it too heavy.

Check out more summer beverages
Rooh afza milkshake  //  Masala Chaas  //  Mint juice  //  Shikanji

How to make Lassi Recipe (Step by Step Photos):

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1) Take the yogurt and sugar in a bowl. Always use fresh, chilled and thick curd, do not use watery part.

2) Now using wooden churner (madani or valonu), beat it very well or till the sugar dissolves completely.
Lassi Recipe (How to make Sweet, Punjabi Lassi Recipe)

3) And yogurt will get smooth and slightly frothy.

4) Now add cardamom powder.
Lassi Recipe (How to make Sweet, Punjabi Lassi Recipe)

5) Also add rose water

6) And add ½ cup of chilled water.
Lassi Recipe (How to make Sweet, Punjabi Lassi Recipe)

7) Again churn or whisk it till becomes frothy.

8) You can see the good froth on top.
Lassi Recipe (How to make Sweet, Punjabi Lassi Recipe)

Pour into serving glass. Garnish with little sprinkle of cardamom powder or sliced pista or kesar.

Serving suggestion: Enjoy a glass of lassi anytime during the summer season or after the meal. It can be served as a breakfast, this makes very filling breakfast.

Lassi Recipe (How to make Sweet, Punjabi Lassi Recipe)

Lassi Recipe (How to make Sweet, Punjabi Lassi Recipe)
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Sweet, Punjabi Lassi Recipe

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)

Course Beverage
Cuisine North Indian, Punjabi
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 2 servings
Calories 239 kcal
Author Kanan

Ingredients (1 cup = 240 ml)

  • 2 cups Plain Yogurt (Dahi or Curd), chilled
  • 3-4 tablespoons Sugar
  • ½ cup Water or Milk (chilled)
  • ¼ teaspoon Green cardamom seeds powder
  • ½ teaspoon Rose water


  1. Take yogurt and sugar in a bowl and start beating using wooden churner aka madani or wire whisk till sugar dissolves.
  2. Then add cardamom powder, rose water and chilled water.
  3. Again beat it till it becomes frothy.
  4. Pour into serving glass, garnish with little cardamom powder and serve.


*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving

Nutrition Facts
Sweet, Punjabi Lassi Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5.1g 26%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 114mg 5%
Potassium 380mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 35.4g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 35.4g
Protein 8.5g 17%
Calcium 23%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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