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Namkin Khira Lassi (savory cucumber lassi)


This drink is truly cooling! It is also a popular appetizer. Serve it before or with a meal. This recipes serves 3.


  • 2 cups/ glasses or fresh yoghurt (should not be sour)
  • 2 small cucumbers peeled and cut into cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Chaat Masala (available at most Indian grocery stores)
  • Sprigs of mint to garnish


  • Mix all the ingredients (except the Chaat Masala and mint) and blend in a blender or food processor till smooth.
  • Pour into tall, chilled glasses and sprinkle with a pinch each Chaat Masala. Garnish with a sprig of mint each and serve immediately.
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