Mango Lassi


Mango Lassi garnished with blended Cardamom seeds and Gooseberry

The season came early this year and I’ve been enjoying every bit of it. A facebook friend even sent me the most precious delicious tasting mangoes all the way from Benue State. Oh i had a ball!

On the way back the Lagos from Ilorin, were my family and i spent our easter holiday, we stopped on the Ogbomoso highway to buy freshly harvested premium Ogbomoso mangoes.

I’m even brewing some Mango liqueur, which will be read in a few weeks and I’d be blogging about it.

Lassi (pronounced [ləsiː]) is a popular traditional yogurt-based drink from the Indian Subcontinent.[1] Lassi is a blend of yogurt, water, spices and sometimes fruit. (Culled from wiki)


  • 2 medium Mangoes (Peel and dice)
  • 1 cup unsweetened Yogurt
  • *1/2 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom seeds


  • Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend to a smooth puree.
  • Serve in highball glass and garnish accordingly

Great smoothie to start your day with
Playing around with some garnish from my garden. Grape leaf and Gooseberries on Mango Lassi

Mango Syllabub


Nothing major, just another way a mango junkie is expressing her love for mango




•    Condensed milk

•    *Coconut milk

•    Mango Juice/Smoothie

•    Heavy Whipping Cream

•    Lemon  juice

•    *Rum

•    Vanilla extract

*optional items


Spoon them into cup in this order

Bottom layer
Condensed milk and Coconut milk mix

Middle Layer
Mango Juice / Smoothie

Top Layer

Whipping Cream topped with a wild berry!
Add a dash of lemon or some *rum to the heavy cream while whipping. Add some vanilla extract.  Let it rest in a fridge for about 30 minutes be putting on the mango.

Leave in the freezer for 30 mins – 1 hr to set. That’s all, simple dessert



Mango / Banana Lassi

Happy Valentine’s Day All.
My waist line is obviously in serious trouble today. Le hubs ordered the most decadent Red Velvet/ Chocolate Cake with Cream Chess frosting, strawberry glaze, chocolate chips ….. all those things that are not diet friendly! I have to spend a whole week in penitence for these sins.
After one slice of cake I made Mango/ Banana Lassi


A classic Mango Lassi recipe includes yogurt but I can’t add that to mine after that cake.

•    1 Cup Mango Juice (the mangoes I have are still quite thready so I juiced it first)
•    2 Small Bananas
•    1/8 tsp Cardamom seeds (just about 1 clove)

Freeze all ingredients and in a blender, blend all till smooth.

Serve and garnish as you like.


I garnished this using banana cut into heart shapes, I soaked some in liquid red food for effects.


See the picture below for how to make heart shaped banana slices.


Now this is waistline friendly.

P.S Mangoes are now in season so you should give this a try.