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Saffron Makhaniya Lassi
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 min
Total Time
11 mins

A traditional Indian Lassi recipe from Jodhpur. A real delight. Bet you've never had a Makhaniya Lassi before!

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 5
Calories: 726 kcal
Author: Vicky
  • 1/2 cup hot milk
  • 1/4 gram of saffron
  • 1 liter fresh plain yogurt
  • 200 grams sugar
  • 1 tablespoon green cardamon powder
  • 150 grams nuts cashews, almonds, etc and raisins
  • 150 grams heavy cream
  • 100 grams butter unsalted
  1. Soak saffron in the hot milk and set aside for 15-20 minutes.
  2. To the yogurt ad sugar and cardamon. Mix. Add the saffron milk mix and blend together with a hand blender until smooth.
  3. In a separate bowl combine nuts/raisins and heavy cream. Mix.
  4. Pour the lassi mix evenly into 5 glasses. Top with a dollop of the heavy cream nuts mix and add a small spoonful of butter onto the side of the glass.
Recipe Notes

To make this recipe vegan use vegan yogurt, coconut cream, and vegan butter in place of the dairy ingredients 

Nutrition Facts
Saffron Makhaniya Lassi
Amount Per Serving
Calories 726 Calories from Fat 441
% Daily Value*
Fat 49g75%
Saturated Fat 23g144%
Cholesterol 110mg37%
Sodium 264mg11%
Potassium 544mg16%
Carbohydrates 62g21%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 50g56%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 1140IU23%
Vitamin C 1.8mg2%
Calcium 304mg30%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.