Litchi and cardamom lassi

January 19, 2012 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Litchi and cardamom lassi recipe

Creamy, fruity and delicious! Lassi is a yoghurt-based beverage that originates from Punjab and is seasoned with spices and fruit. This litchi and cardamom lassi is great as a dessert or a refreshing drink.

Litchi and cardamom lassi

Serves: 2
Cooking Time: 15 mins


  • 250ml (1 cup) litchi juice
  • 310ml plain yoghurt
  • 125ml (½ cup) litchis, chopped
  • 4 cardamom pods, seeds only
  • honey, optional
  • crushed ice, to serve
  • extra litchis, to serve
  • Madeira cake, to serve



For the lassi, blend the ingredients until smooth. Thin it out with more litchi juice and sweeten with the honey.


Pour the lassi over crushed ice, top with extra litchis and serve with the cake on the side.

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