It's mid summer and it's also harvest time for cucumber. It is fascinating how nature has it, the coolest produce's harvest time is also the hottest of the seasons!
When the temperature outside reaches 90-ish these days, I decided to go out to my garden, pluck a cucumber and a handful of mint leaves. Chill them a little in the fridge. And blend them into this cooling and ever so refreshing Cucumber Mint Lassi, and I thank nature for what it provides!
1 cucumber (around 6 inches long)
1/4 inch ginger root ( skinned and mince)
1/3 cup mint leaves
1 cup low fat yogurt
1 tbsp lime/lemon juice （Optional）
1 tsp Honey （To make salted version, use salt instead）
1/2 cup drinking water, chilled
1 根 黄瓜 （中国黄瓜，美国黄瓜都行）
1/4 寸老姜 （去皮切小块）
1/3 杯 薄荷叶
1 杯 低脂酸奶
1 tbsp 青柠汁/柠檬汁 （Optional）
1 tsp 蜂蜜 （如果做咸味的，用盐代替蜂蜜）
1. Cucumber from my garden
2. Clean and cubed/mince all ingredients as required, remove mint leaves from stem, blend all ingredients listed in a blender until it is smooth.
Note：if ice cube is added, reduce water accordingly.
Its yummy, it's cooling, it's beautiful!