Spiced Lassi

Serves 1
Time 10 minutes


Pinch saffron threads
2 tbsp coconut gelato
2 ½ cups natural yoghurt (or kefir)
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
Pinch cinnamon
Pinch nutmeg
½ tsp ground cardamom
Serve with
Desiccated coconut
Mint leaves


In a small bowl, crumble the saffron into 1 tbsp of hot water and let stand for 5 minutes.

Place the yoghurt, coconut gelato, honey, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, saffron water (discard the threads) and cardamom in a blender jug. Blitz for 30 seconds until smooth.

Pour into an iced glass and garnish with desiccated coconut, pistachios and fresh mint.