lassi

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las·si

 (lä′sē)
n. pl. las·sis
A beverage made of yogurt and water and flavored with spices, fruit, or other ingredients.

[Hindi lassī, probably ultimately from Sanskrit rasaḥ, juice, liquid, milk; see rasam.]
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lassi

(ˈlæsɪ)
n
(Cookery) a drink made with yoghurt or buttermilk, flavoured with sugar, salt, or a mild spice, and served cold
[from Hindi]
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Lassi
लस्सी
لسی
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Any of the dishes can be prepared to be as spicy as an adventurous diner may want, from "medium" to "screaming hot." The menu also offers traditional items--such as Kheer, an Indian rice pudding garnished with nuts--and not-exactly-traditional items, such as Lhassi, a yogurt drink, which is "traditionally served in India with just sugar or salt, we have added mango or strawberry."