Delicious and creamy vegan sweet lassi recipe

Oh dear reader, hear my plea! I present to thee, a recipe divine – a vegan sweet lassi that shall uplift your soul and invigorate your taste buds. What joy it is to share with you the secrets of this delightful beverage!

The sweet lassi is a classic Indian yogurt drink that has been trusted for generations to quench thirsts and satisfy cravings. It is creamy, refreshing and packed with flavour, and it has now undergone a plant-based transformation to bring the same enriching experience for vegan lovers everywhere.

In this recipe, we shall use coconut milk yogurt and non-dairy milk to create a vegan adaptation of the traditional lassi. With the addition of rose water, cinnamon, and cardamom, the beverage takes on an ethereal floral aroma that makes every sip a transcendental experience.

But fear not if thou art not a fan of roses or spices, for there are endless variations one can make on this recipe. I implore thee, let us embark together on this journey of discovery and delight as we explore the world of sweet lassi.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Vegan Sweet Lassi
Vegan Sweet Lassi

Oh, sweet friends, lend me your ears,

For I have a tale that will bring you cheers.

A recipe divine, fit for a king or queen,

A vegan sweet lassi, unlike any you’ve seen.

Why will you love this recipe, you say?

Well, let me count the ways!

Firstly, it’s a vegan treat,

So whether avoiding dairy or meat,

This drink will make your heart skip and beat.

Secondly, the flavours offer a unique blend,

Of rose water, cinnamon and cardamom friend,

Sugar and lemon juice to keep them in trend.

Thirdly, the ingredient list is quite small,

All you need is some water and some milk of plant origin tall,

With frozen ripe mango and rose petals all in all.

Fourthly, it’s perfect for any time of day!

With breakfast, lunch or dinner it may stay,

Or enjoyed as a snack to satisfy your hunger pangs away!

And lastly, it’s easy to whip together with haste,

It’ll take mere minutes to have it placed

In your hands – sip on this delight that won’t go to waste.

So what do you say? Will you give it a try?

The delicious vegan sweet lassi recipe nigh!

I promise it’ll be love at first sip, oh my!

Ingredient List

 A refreshing drink that's both sweet and tangy!
A refreshing drink that’s both sweet and tangy!

Here are the ingredients you’ll need to make this delicious vegan sweet lassi recipe:

For the Sweet Lassi:

  • 2 cups of non-dairy milk yogurt (you can use soy yogurt, coconut milk yogurt or any other plant-based yogurt of your choice)
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of ripe mango chunks (you can use fresh or frozen mango)
  • 1/4 cup of agave syrup (or any other sweetener of your choice)
  • 2 tsp of rose water
  • A pinch of cinnamon and cardamom
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice

For the Vegan Mango Lassi:

  • 1 cup of ripe mango chunks
  • 1/2 cup of frozen ripe mango
  • 1 ½ cups of non-dairy milk (you can use almond milk, oat milk, soy milk or any other plant-based milk of your choice)
  • 1/2 cup of non-dairy yogurt (you can use coconut milk yogurt, soy yogurt or any other plant-based yogurt of your choice)
  • 1/4 cup of agave syrup (or any other sweetener of your choice)
  • 2 tsp of rose water
  • A pinch of cardamom and cinnamon

The ingredients for both the sweet lassi and vegan mango lassi are easy to find and readily available at most grocery stores. Make sure to gather them all before you start making the recipe.

The Recipe How-To

 Treat yourself to the taste of India with this Vegan Sweet Lassi recipe.
Treat yourself to the taste of India with this Vegan Sweet Lassi recipe.

Now that we have gathered all the ingredients let’s begin with the recipe how-to. Are you ready to whisk up some delicious vegan sweet lassi in minutes? Check out the following instructions and tips.

Step 1: Mango Preparation

Start by washing and peeling a ripe mango. Slice it and remove the seed. Cut the flesh into small pieces or use 1 cup of frozen ripe mango chunks.

Step 2: Blender Time

Now we will blend all the ingredients together. For this, you need a blender, preferably a high-speed blender.

Add to the blender jar:

  • The prepared mango
  • 2 cups of vegan yogurt (you can use coconut, almond or soy yogurt)
  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened non-dairy milk
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar (or use agave syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon of rose water
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • A pinch of ground cinnamon
  • A pinch of ground cardamom

Step 3: Blend It!

Blend everything for a few minutes until completely smooth and creamy. Give your blender a little shake while blending to get rid of any lumps.

Step 4: Adjust Consistency

Check for sweetness, adjust adding more sugar if needed. Also, adjust consistency by adding a little more milk or water if it’s too thick for your liking.

Step 5: Garnish & Serve

Pour the lassi into glasses and garnish with some freshly chopped mango, rose petals or cinnamon powder on top. Enjoy immediately or chill in the refrigerator before serving.

Lassi is best served chilled on hot summer days. It is perfect to satisfy your craving for something sweet and tangy at the same time. You can also make this recipe ahead of time and store it in an airtight container in your refrigerator for later use.

Congratulations! You have just made a refreshing plant-based drink that will please everyone around you. Pairs well with spicy foods, vegan Indian dishes or simply as a snack to cool down on hot days.

Substitutions and Variations

 A creamy and delicious drink that's perfect for hot summer days.
A creamy and delicious drink that’s perfect for hot summer days.

Methinks, from time to time we all desire a little switch up in our lives. Fear not, as I present to thee an array of substitutions and variations for this sweet lassi recipe.

For those who seek a different flavor profile, instead of mangoes, thou can use any other fruit of thy choice, such as strawberries or bananas. The fruit should be ripe to add the necessary sweetness to the lassi.

If thou art searching for a vegan substitute for milk yogurt, soy yogurt or coconut yogurt is highly recommended. Additionally, using plant-based milk alternatives such as almond milk or oat milk as a replacement for the water used in the recipe can impart a different texture and flavor.

For those who prefer their lassi less sweet, I suggest reducing the amount of sugar used in the recipe, or swapping it out for agave syrup. To impart a touch of floral flavor, thou can also add a dash of rose water.

Furthermore, spicing up thy lassi is highly encouraged! A pinch of cardamom or cinnamon powder can work wonders in enhancing its aroma and taste. Squeezing some fresh lemon juice into the lassi adds a tangy dimension that complements the sweetness well.

Lastly, for those who wish to experiment with presentation, garnishing with crushed pistachios or rose petals will create an Indian-inspired aesthetic. So have fun and tweak thy recipe to suit thy preferences!

Verily, potential variations are endless. Go ahead and make it thy own!

Serving and Pairing

 You'll be surprised how easy it is to make this heavenly drink at home.
You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make this heavenly drink at home.

Hark! Now it’s time to delve into the art of serving, my dear vegans. One can choose to either relish this vegan sweet lassi straight up or pair it with some snack or meal. While many prefer it to savour at breakfast, others may also desire it after dinner as a delicately sweet dessert or appetite-curbing nightcap.

This Indian yogurt drink, rose lassi is an excellent accompaniment for an assortment of dishes. It pairs best with spicy and flavourful meals such as biryani, kebabs or curry lipsmackingly well, while leaving an icy hug on your tongue with its soothing texture. Yet, this sweet lassi isn’t restricted by any means; some tend to enjoy it with lighter dishes like sandwiches, wraps or salads.

Also, by adding fruit toppings like fresh berries or chopped fruits like banana, apple and pear to the sweet lassi recipe, one can elevate not only its impeccable taste but also grant it a visually appealing look. If you seek to make it more decadent yet heavenly delicious, try garnishing this beauty with some crushed nuts like almonds, pistachios or walnuts over the top.

Fear not if you’re questioning what drinks go well with sweet lassi. An obvious juicy choice would be its counterpart- Mango Lassi. With its tantalising tropical mango flavour, this vegan mango lassi works wonders in vigorously washing down those spices without extinguishing their incandescence. You could also serve it with a hot cup of tea or coffee.

Lastly, take note that this vegan Sweet Lassi recipe is quite versatile and pairs well with almost anything under the sun. So grab a tall glass of chilled Rosewater flavoured Sweet Lassi and find yourself swept away by pure bliss!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Don't let the name fool you. Sweet Lassi has a unique flavor that you won't soon forget.
Don’t let the name fool you. Sweet Lassi has a unique flavor that you won’t soon forget.

Hark! This sweet lassi recipe can be made in advance and stored in the fridge for up to one day. It may separate a bit, but simply give it a good stir before serving.

If thou prefer to store the lassi for a longer time, it can also be frozen for up to three months. Pour it into an ice cube tray and freeze until solid. Then, transfer the cubes to a freezer-safe container or bag. When thou art ready to have a refreshing treat, thaw the cubes in the fridge or at room temperature and blend them back together with some water, coconut milk, or non-dairy yogurt.

To reheat, gently warm it on low heat on the stove or in the microwave until just heated through. Adding more liquid to thin it out as needed can help restore its original texture.

Note that if using fresh mango in thy recipe rather than frozen mango, the lassi may only last for up to a day due to the quick spoilage of fresh fruit.

Farewell, may thy make-ahead and storing efforts lead to many delightful servings of this delectable vegan sweet lassi!

Tips for Perfect Results

 This drink is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth without any guilt.
This drink is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth without any guilt.

When it comes to making the perfect vegan sweet lassi, there are a few key tips that can take your drink from good to great. Here are some tips for achieving the best possible results with this recipe:

1. Use ripe mangoes: This recipe relies on the natural sweetness of mangoes, so it’s important to choose fruit that is fully ripe. Look for mangoes that are fragrant and give slightly when you squeeze them.

2. Choose your yogurt carefully: For a non-dairy option, there are a variety of plant-based yogurts to choose from such as coconut, almond or soy yogurt. When selecting a vegan yogurt, opt for an unsweetened version so you can control the level of sweetness in your drink.

3. Adjust sweetener to taste: Depending on how sweet your mangoes and yogurt are, you may need more or less sugar (or alternative sweetener). Remember, it’s always easier to add more sweetness later than it is to subtract it!

4. Chill before serving: Lassis are traditionally served chilled and the cool temperature will help balance the spices and sugar in the drink.

5. Experiment with variations: While this recipe is delicious as-is, don’t be afraid to experiment with different ingredients such as adding rose water, cardamom or cinnamon. For a fun twist on this classic drink, try making a vegan rose lassi by adding 1-2 teaspoons of rose water and garnishing with edible rose petals.

By following these simple tips, you’ll be well on your way to creating a delicious and refreshing vegan sweet lassi every time.


In this section, I have compiled some frequently asked questions about this vegan sweet lassi recipe. These questions are designed to cover any doubts or misconceptions you might have regarding the ingredients, the recipe, and its variations. Read on to find clear and concise answers to your lassi-related inquiries.

What is vegan lassi made of?

In this recipe article, I’ll teach you how to make a refreshing lassi smoothie using only five key ingredients: frozen ripe mango, creamy coconut milk, tangy coconut yogurt, a squeeze of lime juice, and optional sweeteners such as honey or maple syrup. I’ll also provide some useful tips on how to select the best mangoes for lassis and how to properly prep them for this smoothie.

What is sweet lassi made of?

Lassi is a popular beverage made by blending yogurt or curd with water or milk, along with a touch of sweetness or saltiness and sometimes even herbs and spices. This refreshing drink offers numerous variations of preparations, ranging from sweet to savory. Additionally, as lassi is made from curd or yogurt, it possesses probiotic qualities that promote healthy gut bacteria.

What is the difference between lassi and sweet lassi?

Lassi, a popular Indian yogurt-based drink, can be sweetened with sugar and flavoured with rosewater, lemon, strawberry, or other fruit juices. In regions such as Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujarat in India, and Sindh province in Pakistan, saffron lassis are considered a specialty due to their richness.

What is the alternative of sugar in lassi?

Therefore, it is possible to entirely replace sucrose with tagatose when making Lassi.

Bottom Line

thus, dear reader, if a refreshing vegan drink is what you crave, then look no further than this sweet lassi recipe. With its delicious blend of ingredients such as ripe mangoes, coconut milk, and cardamom, this drink is sure to delight your taste buds. Moreover, you can customize it to suit your dietary preferences by using non-dairy milk or yogurt. So whether you are a strict vegan or just looking for a healthier, plant-based option, this recipe has got you covered. Don’t forget to garnish it with rose petals or cinnamon and enjoy the sweetness and aroma of the drink. Trust me when I say that once you try this mango lassi recipe, it will soon become your go-to drink on a hot summer day.

Vegan Sweet Lassi

Vegan Sweet Lassi Recipe

We came up with this recipe in a pinch, based on what we had been served in restaurants in the past, and according to other suggestions. It is a refreshing beverage that will cut the heat of your favourite curry - we hope you enjoy it!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 cups
Calories 55.1 kcal


  • 500 g soy yogurt, plain (So Nice will work)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cardamom, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon rose water (optional)


  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and blend with hand blender, or in a blender if desired.
  • Pour into glasses and serve with ice cubes.
  • Alternatively, if you have a blender, add the ice cubes directly into the mixture for a crushed ice texture.

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Serving: 54gCalories: 55.1kcalCarbohydrates: 14.4gProtein: 0.2gFat: 0.1gSodium: 1mgFiber: 0.5gSugar: 12.8g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Asian, Beverages, Easy, Free Of..., Indian, Lactose-free, Smoothies, Vegan
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