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mango lassi with kefir in juice glasses
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5 from 13 votes

Mango Lassi with Kefir

This cold and refreshing Mango Lassi is made with Milk Kefir! Enjoy this sweet, probiotic-packed summer drink.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 81kcal


  • 1 very ripe mango, cubed OR 1 cup frozen mango
  • 1 ½ cups plain milk kefir OR coconut milk kefir
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional, to taste)
  • pinch cayenne powder (optional)
  • 4 ice cubes (optional)


  • Blend mango and kefir together.
  • Taste, and sweeten to taste with honey if desired.
  • If using fresh mango, blend ice cubes into for a colder drink.  Alternatively, serve with whole ice cubes.
  • Serve with a small pinch of cayenne (optional), and drink immediately.
  • Leftovers / Make Ahead: Smoothies can be stored in the fridge and used within 2-3 days.


Makes 2 large drinks, or 4 small.
Recipe variations: 
  • For a thicker lassi, add a dollop of plain yogurt.
  • For a thinner lassi, add a little more milk kefir.
  • For a traditional lassi, use 1 cup of Greek yogurt + ½ cup milk instead of kefir.
  • Don't like heat?  Add a pinch of ground cardamom instead of cayenne.
  • Mango strawberry lassi: Use ½ cup mango + ½ cup strawberries instead of all mango.
Nutrition information is calculated without the optional honey.


Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 69mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 630IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 117mg | Iron: 0.1mg