For one portion
1½ cups thick yogurt
1 tbsp chopped pistachios + as required
6-8 raisins + for garnishing
1 tbsp chopped almonds + for garnishing
Honey as required
3 tbsps powdered sugar
1 tsp saffron water
¼ tsp green cardamom powder
2 tbsps milk
1 tbsp fresh cream
Spread two tablespoons of pistachios on a plate.
Apply some honey on the rim of a tall serving glass. Place each glass inverted in the plate to coat the rim.
Combine yogurt, powdered sugar, one tablespoon of pistachios, six to eight raisins, one tablespoon of almonds, saffron water, cardamom powder, milk in a blender jar and blend into smooth mixture using an electric hand blender.
Pour the lassi in the prepared glass, put cream and serve chilled garnished with some almonds, raisins, pistachios and saffron strands.
ABOUT THE CHEF
Chef Sanjeev Kapoor has figured in the Reader’s Digest list of 100 of India’s Most Trusted people. His popularity and contribution to Indian cuisine is such that the Government of India conferred on him the National award of Best Chef of India. Kapoor’s food show Khana Khazana ran for 18 years on ZEE channel, a record that is yet to be broken. Kapoor’s books are bestsellers with more than 200 titles in seven languages.