Mango Lassi Frozen Yogurt- Every time I see a mango, I think about the tropics. I think about long, lazy days of swimming, napping in the sun and enjoying eating mango lassi frozen yogurt. I think about full days without any screen time at all.
I love fruit that has some acidity to copy yogurt’s natural tang. And that I continually use the ripest, most contemporary fruit I will notice. Therefore the bolder your fruit, the better. As for proportions, the recipes here vary from one to 2 components dairy product to 1 a part of beverage or purée, richer fruit want less sugar than skinny juices like orange.
3 ripe medium-sized mangoes, peeled and diced
1 1/2 cups full-fat plain yogurt
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest from 1 lime
Juice of 2 limes, to taste
Kosher salt, to taste
Purée mangoes in blender or food processor on high for 30 seconds until smooth. Strain and measure out 1 1/2 cups of purée; reserve remainder for another use.
In a medium bowl, whisk mango purée, yogurt, sugar, and lime zest until well combined and the sugar doesn’t feel gritty anymore. Add lime juice in 1/2 teaspoon increments and kosher salt in 1/4 teaspoon increments, tasting frequently. Mixture should be a little tart with a hint of saltiness.
If mangoes started at room temperature, chill mixture in refrigerator for 1 hour until cold. Churn in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions. Transfer frozen yogurt to airtight container and chill in freezer for at least 3 to 4 hours before serving.