Turmeric Mango Lassi with Candied Black Pepper Almonds | VeggieDesserts
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Turmeric Mango Lassi with Candied Black Pepper Almonds

A healthy twist on the traditional Indian drink, mango lassi. This one has added turmeric and candied black pepper almonds. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 276kcal
Author: Kate Hackworthy | Veggie Desserts

Ingredients

For the candied black pepper almonds

  • 85 g (½ cup) almonds
  • 1 tablespoon butter or diary free alternative
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

For the turmeric mango lassi

  • 250 ml (1 cup) plain yogurt or dairy free alternative
  • 150 ml (½ cup) milk (cow, almond, soy etc…)
  • 1 mango flesh only
  • 1 inch fresh turmeric root peeled
  • 2 tablespoons sugar or honey optional
  • handful of ice

Instructions

For the candied black pepper almonds

  • Gently toast the almonds in a dry frying pan for a few minutes. Set aside.
  • In a small pan, melt the butter. Add the sugar and let thicken while stirring. Add the pepper and toasted nuts and stir to coat. Set aside to cool.

For the turmeric mango lassi

  • Blend all ingredients until smooth (I used a hight speed blender). Serve topped with the cooled candied almonds.

Nutrition

Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 15.3mg | Calcium: 179mg | Iron: 0.9mg