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Saffron Flavored Lassi

Saffron Flavored Lassi is a refreshing and indulgent yogurt-based drink infused with the exotic flavor of saffron, balanced with sugar and optionally flavored with rose water or cardamom. It's the perfect beverage to cool off during hot summer days.

Category: Vegetarian, Beverage, Indian Cuisine

Cooking Preparation

Preparation Guide

  • In a blender, combine plain yogurt, cold water, soaked saffron along with the water or milk it was soaked in, and sugar.

  • Optionally, add rose water or ground cardamom for additional flavor.

  • Blend the ingredients until smooth and frothy.

  • Taste and adjust the sweetness according to your preference by adding more sugar if needed.

  • If desired, add a few ice cubes to the blender and blend again until the lassi reaches your desired consistency and temperature.

  • Pour the saffron flavored lassi into serving glasses.

  • Garnish with sliced almonds or pistachios.

  • Serve immediately and enjoy the refreshing and aromatic Saffron Flavored Lassi.

Chef's Tips

  • For a creamier texture, you can use full-fat yogurt.

  • Soaking saffron in warm water or milk enhances its flavor and imparts a rich golden color to the lassi.

  • Adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste preference.

  • Adding rose water or cardamom enhances the flavor profile of the lassi, but they are optional and can be omitted if preferred.

  • Serve the lassi immediately after blending to enjoy its refreshing taste.



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