Lassi, a traditional yogurt-based drink popular in India, is a blend of yogurt, water, spices and sometimes fruit. The recipe for the mango-lassi below makes the most of the mango season when the fresh fruit is readily available. But even if mangoes are not in season, you can make them by using frozen or canned mango pulp. The addition of Oreo cookies gives the recipe a luscious creamy chocolatey favor. The combination of Oreo and mango lassi is perfect to beat the heat, and is an ideal sweet treat that kids and adults alike will love.

Preparation and making time: 5 to7 minutes.
Serving: 2-3 glasses.


  • 1,1/2cups chilled yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup fresh mango pulp
  • 3 Oreo cookies
  • 2 tbsp sugar or honey (adjust to sweetness desired and sweetness of mango)
  • Ice cubes(optional)
    *For Garnishing:
  • Chocolate syrup for rim of glass
  • Colorful sprinkles
  • 2 Oreo cookie chunks


  • Dip the rim of two glasses in chocolate syrup, coat the rim with sprinkles, and place in the freezer before making the lassi.
  • In a blender, add the yogurt, milk, mango pulp, Oreo cookies chunks and sugar Blend until smooth and frothy. Adjust the sweetness.
  • Now drizzle chocolate syrup along the inside of glasses taken from freezer.
  • Pour the lassi slowly into the glasses,
  • Garnish with more Oreo cookie chunks and serve.


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