Roohafza Lassi is a refreshing, fragrant and chilled summer drink made with curd, herbed rose syrup and water as its main ingredients. Lassi is a classic summer drink made in Indian Sub Continent. Every house has got its own lassi recipe. Of many varieties of lassi, rooh afza lassi or rose lassi or pink lassi is much loved and most popular lassi recipe. Few days back I have come across a much similar drink like this called Chabeel (Kachi Lassi) on Pinterest.
Rooh Afza | Iftar Delight
Come Summer or Ramadan, you find a bottle of Rooh Afza in many Indian houses. A chilled glass of this herbed rose scented concoction is most loved iftar drink by many. During summer and Ramadan, you find many street sellers selling different varieties of drinks made with this rooh afza. Last year a very popular drink by name Pyaar Mohabbat ka Sherbat from the lanes of Purani Delhi trended and tempted us.
Rooh Afza | Thirst Quencher
After 12-17 hours of fasting, a chilled glass of rooh afza boosts your energy levels. Rooh Afza is an age-old concoction made with natural ingredients which helps in maintaining your body temperature. Growing up I have always seen my mom buy two bottles of rooh afza before the summer starts. We used to drink this regularly during summertime. Even guests were served this chilled drink on any summer day.
Must Try Rooh Afza Recipes:
Rooh Afza Lassi Recipe
- ½ cup Rooh Afza
- 2 cups Curd | Plain Yogurt
- ¼ tbsp. Cardamom powder, optional
- 10-12 Ice Cubes
- 1 cup Chilled Water
How to make Rooh Afza Lassi
Using Hand Whisker:
- Add curd or yogurt to a bowl and whisk using a wire whisker until smooth.
- To this add rooh afza, cardamom powder and water. Whisk until frothy.
- Serve chilled by adding ice cubes.
- In a blender add curd (yogurt), rooh afza syrup, cardamom powder and water.
- Blend until frothy. Serve chilled.
- Add love to make this rooh afza lassi taste ‘Yummy’.
I have not added sugar in making this lassi. If you like more sweetness, add sugar or honey.
You can garnish this lassi with rose petals and chopped nuts.