Salty Lassi is good for digestion and is very cooling to your body in
the hot summer afternoon. It is also not fattening as you can use no fat yogurt and it does not require any
sweetener such as sugar.
You can use full fat milk if you are not particular about watching your calorie intake.
You only need plain yogurt and water to make basic lassi. Add salt to make it a salt lassi.
You can use electric blender, hand blender or the wooden or metal beater to make lassi.
Here is how you do it.
You will also find a Masala Chaas Recipe below.
Making Salt Lassi:
You can add different flavorings to make the salty lassi spicy according to your taste. You can add any one or a mix of the following spices and herbs. You can add them one at a time to get a variety of salt lassi each time or you can add them together in the combination you like.
It is quite easy to make a variety of salty lassie according to everyone's personal choice.
For example: I sometimes make it with salt, ginger and cumin seed powder, curry leaves. At other times I use rock salt only.
My husband loves it with pepper powder and salt. You can make your own combinations.
A variety of herbs or spices used with this lassi:
Chaas is thinner than salty lassi and similar to Maharashtrian Maththa. It can also be made from the buttermilk from which butter has been removed.
Chaas is popular in Gujarat and Rajasthan where it is served with the main meal. Chaas is also not as frothy as lassi.
You can make it with electric blender, hand blender or the wooden or metal beater.
Ingredients to make chaas
Ingredients for Seasoning:
Make tempering :