Whether you make your own or buy it at the store, yogurt enhances a variety of dishes with its cool tang—try it as a marinade, in dressings, or as the base for refreshing drinks. We’ve gathered some of our favorite recipes using yogurt, from cold soups to spicy curries.
At her restaurant, Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez offers eight variations on lassi, the classic sweet-tart, creamy Indian yogurt drink, ranging from aam (mango) and nariyal (coconut) to gulab (rose) and nimbu (lemon). The elaichi (cardamom-flavored) variety is our favorite. See the recipe for Cardamom Lassi »