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.

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

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 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
  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 per
Energy246 cal
Protein7.9 g
Carbohydrates14.7 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat13.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A250.8 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C1.5 mg
Folic Acid8.4 mcg
Calcium325.5 mg
Iron0.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium28.5 mg
Potassium135 mg
Zinc0 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Punjabi KhanaBuy this cookbook

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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