CBD Mango Lassi: Easy DIY Recipe

A delicious blend of mangoes and yogurt with a touch of CBD.

What is Lassi?

World of Fermentation

Background

Not only confined to the Indian subcontinent, but lassi has also seen a huge boost in popularity in the western world in recent years. You can find pre-made lassi drinks at health food stores or you can pick up a cold lassi on a hot day at many coffee shops, cafes, and restaurants. It’s enduring popularity and universal appeal stems from its undeniable deliciousness.

Historically Lassi is made from fermented dairy. Modern cultured non-dairy yogurts such as cashew yogurt or soy yogurt have made the lassi accessible to the Vegan market.

Health Benefits of Lassi

Lassi is high in protein. Drinking lassi may aid in your workout routine by helping you gain more muscle mass. a lassi may also make a great meal substitute if your aim is weight loss. Sweet lassi may be beneficial for diabetics or those with low blood sugar to get that added extra afternoon boost they may need to get them through the day.

Because it is a product of fermentation, Lassi contains substantially less lactose. This is not only beneficial for those sensitive to lactose but also for freeing up the bioavailability of proteins and fatty acids.

Mango Lassi (and CBD)

Mango lassi is typically made with mango pulp, Dahi or yogurt, and dairy or nut milk. Delicious on a hot day or served as an after diner treat, mango lassi tickles the taste buds of even the hardest to impress.

One popular presentation of the mango lassi is with the addition of CBD. As if it wasn’t already packed full of health benefits, the addition of CBD provides extra an extra boost.

CBD oil or CBD distillate can be added to an already made lassi or during the blending process for an added medicinal kick. 6 or 7 drops of CBD oil or tincture or 20 or 30 milligrams of distillate powder are sure to give your lassi the added oomph that you need.

Recipe: CBD Mango Lassi

Recipe

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup chopped very ripe mango, frozen chopped mango, or a cup of canned mango pulp
  • 4 teaspoons honey (optional depending on how sweet your mango is)
  • ½ tsp. CBD oil
  • a dash of ground cardamom (optional)
  • Ice (optional)

METHOD

If you want a more milkshake consistency and it’s a hot day, either blend in some ice as well or serves over ice cubes.

Sprinkle with a tiny pinch of ground cardamom to serve.

The lassi can be kept refrigerated for up to 24 hours.

I am sure this would turn out yummy! Check out yet another lip-smacking recipe with CBD.

Originally published at https://nordicoil.com on June 18, 2020.

Cannabis connoisseur | Philly native | based in Berlin, Germany

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