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Strawberry Lassi

Strawberry Lassi recipe with step by step photos – a fruity berry twist to the regular lassi. Lassi is a popular drink during summers in North India. Excellent for beating the heat.

strawberry lassi recipe

I have a few recipes for the upcoming Holi festival and this strawberry lassi is one of them. Actually I wanted to make a bhaang lassi or bhaang pakoras, but its not available where we live. I have also come to know that bhaang which is kind of an intoxicant is banned in many Indian states.

Usually people make simple and sweet Punjabi Lassi. But you can add flavors of few seasonal fruits to the lassi and make fruity lassi like this strawberry lassi or a Mango lassi.

Lassi can be served even for brunches or for a filling breakfast. You can also prep ahead and make lassi to be served later after few hours.

While making strawberry lassi, remember to use fresh yogurt. The yogurt should not be sour. I have used here homemade curd (yogurt).

The method is easy and you can easily make this recipe in huge quantities or double and triple it. This is a creamy thick rose-scented strawberry lassi as I have added both cream and rose water. Skip the cream and rose water if you do not prefer them.

Step-by-Step Guide

How make Strawberry Lassi

1. First rinse the strawberries a few times in water. Drain all the water and set the strawberries aside.

Remove the top green stems and then chop the strawberries if they are large-sized. It is better to use sweet tasting strawberries while making this strawberry drink.

Add them to a blender together with sugar or honey or your preferred sweetener. Blitz to make a smooth and fine puree of the strawberry and sugar or honey in the blender.

strawberry puree in a blender

2. Then add chilled or cold curd (yogurt), low-fat cream or light cream and rose water. Make sure that the yogurt is fresh and has a sweet-sour taste. It should not be overly sour or tangy.

add yogurt cream to strawberry puree

3. Blend till the yogurt is whipped well and evenly mixed with the strawberry puree. Don’t overdo. You can also pulse for some seconds instead of blending.

blend well to make strawberry lassi

4. Pour in tall glasses and garnish with strawberry slices. Serve strawberry lassi immediately. You can also add some ice cubes while serving.

strawberry lassi

Few more Strawberry recipes to try:

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strawberry lassi recipe

Strawberry Lassi

Strawberry lassi is a creamy, fruity, rose scented lassi made with yogurt, strawberries, cream and rose water.

5 from 3 votes

Prep Time 15 mins

Total Time 15 mins

  • Rinse, hull and roughly chop the strawberries.

  • Blend the strawberries with sugar or honey to a smooth puree.

  • Add yogurt, cream, rose water and pulse at intervals till you get a smooth, creamy lassi.

  • Serve the strawberry lassi immediately garnished with sliced strawberries or mint leaves. You can also add some ice cubes while serving.

  • Use fresh, ripe and sweet tasting strawberries.
  • Depending on the sweetness of strawberries, you can add less or more sugar. 
  • Ensure that the curd or yogurt is not very sour or tangy. 

Nutrition Facts

Strawberry Lassi

Amount Per Serving

Calories 312 Calories from Fat 81

% Daily Value*

Fat 9g14%

Saturated Fat 5g31%

Polyunsaturated Fat 1g

Monounsaturated Fat 3g

Cholesterol 33mg11%

Sodium 63mg3%

Potassium 463mg13%

Carbohydrates 55g18%

Fiber 3g13%

Sugar 50g56%

Protein 6g12%

Vitamin A 293IU6%

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 1mg67%

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 1mg59%

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1mg5%

Vitamin B6 1mg50%

Vitamin B12 1µg17%

Vitamin C 100mg121%

Vitamin D 1µg7%

Vitamin E 1mg7%

Vitamin K 4µg4%

Calcium 186mg19%

Vitamin B9 (Folate) 50µg13%

Iron 1mg6%

Magnesium 38mg10%

Phosphorus 166mg17%

Zinc 1mg7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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This Strawberry Lassi post from the archives first published on May 2014 has been republished and updated on November 2022.

Source: Dassana’s Veg Recipes
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