Saffron Lassi Recipe
Recipe type: Side, Drinks
RecipeCuisine: Indian
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Serves: 3
Refreshing and delicious Saffron Lassi Recipe. What are Lassi? Lassi are yogurt based drink / shakes originating from Punjab and Northern region of India.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 250 gms chilled thick yogurt
  • 6 tbsp sugar Or as required (I used organic sugar)
  • ½ cup water Or milk (optional)
  • ½ t/s cardamom powder
  • ½ t/s roasted cumin powder
  • 2 tbsp of chopped cashews
  • 2 tbsp of almond flakes (reserve some for garnish)
  • 1 tbsp pistachio flakes
  • few saffron strands soaked in hot milk
  • a pinch of salt
  • few rose petals for garnish (optional)
  • few ice cubes
How to make the recipe?
  1. Combine all the ingredients except the ones for garnish.
  2. Grind until all blends well but don't over grind else the butter will float on the top.
  3. Garnish with saffron strands or rose petals Or some dryfuits of your choice.
  4. Serve chilled in glasses of your choice Or in clay / mud pots also known as kulard in India.
1. Lassis could also be made in traditional churner.
2. You could make flavored lassi by adding your choice of flavored syrup.
3. Claypots are great option for storing lassi. As the lassis get more thicker and creamier the next day.
4. If you don't have saffron you could use saffron syrup instead.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 3
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at