Cardamom lassi

    28 min

    Here is a recipe for a sweet lassi - fragrant with cardamom. As with all lassis, it's delicious served very cold.

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    Serves: 2 

    • 1 pinch saffron (optional)
    • 2 cardamom pods
    • 1 teaspoon pistachio nuts
    • 300g natural yoghurt
    • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 600ml milk
    • 1 teaspoon chopped almonds, to garnish

    Prep:8min  ›  Extra time:20min chilling  ›  Ready in:28min 

    1. Soak the saffron threads in a little water to bring out the colour, about 5 minutes. Meanwhile, crush the cardamom pods until fine with a mortar and pestle. Chop the pistachio nuts.
    2. Puree the yoghurt, caster sugar, crushed cardamom, chopped pistachios and the saffron until the sugar is dissolved, about 15 seconds. Pour in the milk, and blend until smooth, about 15 seconds.
    3. Chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve, at least 20 minutes. Pour into glasses, and garnish with the chopped almonds.

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