Kesar Elaichi Lassi

The well known North Indian drink gets a twist – saffron flavoured yogurt based drink served with Indian sweetmeats This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Kesar Elaichi Lassi
Main Ingredients Yogurt, Saffron
Cuisine Indian
Course Beverages
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 0-5 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Kesar Elaichi Lassi

  • 4 cups Yogurt whisked
  • a few strands Saffron
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 2/3 cup + tablespoon Warm milk
  • 1 tablespoon Rose syrup
  • 10 tablespoons Powdered sugar
  • a few Ice cubes
  • 4 Pedas crushed
  • 4 tablespoons Rabdi
  • 10-12 Almonds slivered
  • 10-12 Pistachios slivered


  1. Soak saffron in one tablespoon of warm milk and set aside.
  2. Combine yogurt and the remaining warm milk in a bowl and blend with a hand blender.
  3. Add green cardamom powder, rose syrup and powdered sugar and blend some more.
  4. Add saffron milk and mix. Add ice cubes and stir.
  5. Pour into individual glasses, add crushed pedas and rabdi on top. Garnish with slivered almonds and pistachios and serve chilled.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2019
Carbohydrates 221.2
Protein 70.7
Fat 95.1
Other Fiber Calcium- 3196mg