tropical fruit lassi

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. —Charles Dickens

tropical fruit lassi orange pineapple bananaSpring is a just few weeks away on the calendar but for us here in Montreal, we are still months away from gardening, from apple blossoms, from local strawberries and rhubarb; no better time than now to indulge in tropical fruit. Fruit is perfect on its own but sometimes a drinkable version comes in handy.

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Banana Lassi

(serves 1)

  • 80 g banana
  • 150 g buttermilk
  • 75 g yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey (optional)
  • crushed ice (optional)
  1. Put all the ingredients (except ice) into a blender and blend until completely smooth.
  2. Pour into serving glass and stir in crush ice if using.

 

Pineapple Lassi

(serves 1)

  • 80 g fresh pineapple
  • 110 g buttermilk
  • 75 g yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey (optional)
  • crushed ice (optional)
  1. Put all the ingredients (except ice) into a blender and blend until completely smooth.
  2. Pour into serving glass and stir in crush ice if using.

 

Orange Lassi

(serves 1)

  • 80 g orange
  • 110 g buttermilk
  • 75 g yogurt
  • a pinch of cardamom
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey (optional)
  • crushed ice (optional)
  1. Put all the ingredients (except ice) into a blender and blend until completely smooth.
  2. Pour into serving glass and stir in crush ice if using.

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