Avocado Lassi

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Is “drained” a word? I don’t know how I am really feeling… For the past couple of weeks, I had some awful knee pains which I kept ignoring till it reached a stage that I couldn’t pray properly. My stock of Deep Heat did nothing to ease my pain. So finally I decided to see a doctor. Finally after an X-ray and a blood test, he told me a big name of my condition – happens with docs, right? – and gave me some mild medications, supplements for my alarmingly low Vitamin D and a simple exercise for my legs to be done a couple of times a day. I am feeling much better now Alhamdulillah… my problem is that I am bad at keeping a track of myself with tablets for longer than a week, so I have to somehow stick to having them without any breaks in between to make sure that my issues come under control, InShaAllah…

 

Meanwhile, if you thought you couldn’t make a lassi with avocado, then think again! Who says you can’t? The creaminess of the avocado actually makes a lassi more like a pudding than a drink! Hehe… I was mighty pleased with this trial and preferred it more than the milkshake that I usually make. It was an absolutely creamy and filling lassi that became a part of my dinner. Since I used one whole avocado, and it was too thick to be had only by me, I ended up making for me and HD and I had to share my lassi – I have never done it before except in the case of the Kesar Badam Lassi... Hmm… and yes, the Spiced Banana Lassi too… πŸ˜€ Off to the recipe…

 

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Avocado Lassi

Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Author Rafeeda

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado scooped
  • 1 cup thick yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk/ water
  • 2 tbsp honey or as per taste
  • A dash of cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp rosewater
  • Crushed pistachios for garnish

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients into a juicer and blend till smooth.
  • Pour into two glass and serve immediately.

Notes

I have used both yogurt and milk, but you can substitute the milk with water to make a lighter version.

 

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  1. I am just the opposite of you when it comes to health. Super paranoid. After losing my father to Cancer, I have suffered from Cancer Phobia for years. Thankfully my very supportive family and their love prevented me from landing up with a psychiatrist. But what they couldn’t stop was my visit to the doctor at the drop of a hat. However over the years this too has diminished. Having said that, please always give your health a priority. Don’t wait till it becomes unbearable to see your doctor. Please complete your medication and have a follow up visit.

    Coming to the lassi, I am surely going to try this. As you rightly said, the creaminess from the avocado will do this drink wonders. I love the beautiful colour. It is filled with goodness Also. So I am saving this drink right now.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      I take your advise, Piyali… thank you so much for your concern… I simply hate going to doctors and the waiting time, but when it is unbearable, we have no other option, right? πŸ™‚ Thank you so much dear…

  2. Knee pain can be really serious…Piyali was right, you should give your health a priority. I am very glad that you are feeling much better now. The avocado lassi looks so very creamy!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Angie… right now on medication and feeling so much better!

  3. good to hear you are feeling better. Like the flavours in this lassi, looks delicious

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Nammi…

  4. I love avocado milkshake but never tried making lassi …this sounds interesting and looks so delicious…love all your lassi collection dear

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Gloria…

  5. looks delicious Rafee!!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks Gloria!

  6. What a twist to the lassi😍😍Just feel like grab and have itπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Shazia… πŸ™‚

  7. Avacados are just the yummiest thing I feel in love with during my pregnancy days and I still continue to love it… those smoothie looks lovely to start a day with.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Anupa…

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