Miriam's Mint Lassi


2 servings


  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup loosely-packed fresh mint leaves
  • Freshly-ground black pepper


  1. Toast the cumin in a small skillet over a low heat, stirring, until fragrant and slightly darkened.
  2. This will take about 20-30 seconds. Remove from the heat immediately and place in a blender.
  3. Add the yogurt, water, salt, mint and a grinding of black pepper.
  4. Blend at high speed until the mint is well blended in.

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