Kesar-Pista Lassi

Kesar-Pista Lassi

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Punjabis love their dry fruits. Visit any Punjabi house and you are bound to be offered a bowl full of assorted dry fruits ranging from walnuts to almonds and raisins to pistachios. Dry fruits are used in various Punjabi dishes and also as garnishes to rich halwas and mithais. Here's a great recipe that uses pistachio nuts to make a cool and soothing lassi. This lassi combines the goodness of dry fruit and curds making at ideal breakfast drink.

Kesar-Pista Lassi recipe - How to make Kesar-Pista Lassi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 glasses.
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a few strands saffron (kesar)
2 tbsp chopped pistachios
1 1/2 cups fresh curds (dahi) , made from full fat milk
1 1/2 cups full fat milk
8 tsp powdered sugar
4 to 5 ice-cubes

    Main Procedure
  1. Heat a non-stick pan on a slow flame, add the saffron strands and dry roast for about 10 seconds.
  2. Add 2 tbsp of milk mix gently and keep aside for about 15 minutes.
  3. Combine all the ingredients except the ice-cubes and blend in a mixer for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Pour into 4 individual glasses and serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy246 cal
Protein7.9 g
Carbohydrates14.7 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat13.8 g
Cholesterol24 mg
Sodium28.6 mg


Kesar-Pista Lassi
 on 23 Feb 18 04:12 PM

It was wonderful experience and easy to make
Tarla Dalal
23 Feb 18 04:20 PM
   Hi, Thank you for your kind try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed it...happy cooking !!
Kesar-Pista Lassi
 on 17 Aug 12 03:30 PM

I made Kesar Pista lassi on sudden visit of gusest and it was good enough to please them It is very easy to make it & I am sure the ingradients of it is definitely readity available in every home