Tamarind-Peach Lassi

Tamarind pulp can be found in jars on the international foods aisle. Or look for tamarind pods in the produce section and peel the sticky pulp away from the seeds. Using peaches adds fresh sweetness to balance the tamarind tang.

Tamarind-Peach Lassi
Photo: Carson Downing
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
3 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cup Greek yogurt

  • ¼ cup cold water, plus more if necessary

  • 3 tablespoon tamarind paste

  • 1 ½ cup fresh or frozen peeled peach slices

  • 8 fresh mint leaves

  • 2 teaspoon honey

  • Chili-lime seasoning (optional)

  • Mint leaves (optional)

Directions

  1. In a blender combine yogurt, 1/4 cup water, the tamarind paste, peach slices, mint leaves, and honey. Blend until smooth, adding water as needed to reach desired consistency. If desired, rim glasses with chili-lime seasoning and top lassi with mint leaves. Serves 4.

Tips

To remove the pulp from fresh tamarind, break open the papery pods and peel the sticky fruit away from each seed inside. Discard the bean-like seed. You may need to add more cold water to thin out the consistency.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

210 Calories
2g Fat
37g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 210
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 46mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Total Sugars 33g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 88.4mg 442%
Calcium 136mg 10%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Potassium 183mg 4%
Folate, total 3.6mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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