Monday, June 9, 2014

PERSIMMON LASSI


Persimmons can be eaten fresh, dried or cooked. Their flavour ranges from firm to mushy and is very sweet. This delicate Oriental fruit is native to China. It spread to japan very long ago and later was introduces to California during the middle of the neneteenth century. Persimmon fruits are rich in health promoting nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants. Persimmon fruit pudding is a very popular dessert. I have made and posted the recipe earlier. You can refer to it HERE.
Today I have made a sweet and refreshing drink with the fruit pulp and yogurt. Select ripe ones for this and the pulp can be spooned out easily. Since the fruit is very sweet you don't need any kind of sweeteners. You may add a little honey if you wish.

Ingredients:
Persimmon pulp ... 3-4 tbsps
Yogurt / dahi ....... 1/2 cup
Water ................. 1 and 1/2 cups
Sugar or honey .. optional
Crushed ice .... 1 -2 tbsps

Method:
1. Scoop out the pulp from the fruits.
2. Churn the pulp, yogurt and water in a mixie.
3. Mix the crushed ice and serve chilled.
This makes one glass of thick lassi. You can adjust the consitency according to your preference by adding more water.

Note: I have not added any sugar or honey. You may add if you like it very sweet. The pulp can also be frozen for later use.

Information - wikipedia


28 comments:

  1. Very different and interesting lassi, simply delicious.

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    1. Taste is equally good Sireesha :)

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  3. Wonderful lassi recipe, they look so
    delish, yummy.

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    1. Yes, absolutely delish .. thanks Vidya

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  4. lassi with persimmon sounds really interesting...

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  5. Yummy drink http://thevegetarianrasoi.blogspot.in/2014/04/spicy-mango-cocktail-recipe.html

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  6. I have never eaten Persimmon but it always looks so lovely and fresh - I will have to see if I can find some in our local grocery store! Your Persimmon Lassi sounds absolutely delicious and looks beautiful too. Thank you for sharing it with us at the Hearth and Soul hop. I've pinned it to my Drinks board on Pinterest.

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    1. Thanks for liking and pinning the post :)

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  7. Delicious and healthy lassi love it. thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop.

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  8. The persimmon lassi looks so much like smoothie. I too have never tried persimmon but am tempted to get some and try the taste.

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    1. Thanks Mina .. you'll love this fruit.. It is so sweet somewhat like chikoo.

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  9. I have never had persimmon lassi but it sounds like a great idea.Love the presentation.

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  10. Never had this before, gotta try it out! Yummy! ~ Bhaktin Christina

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    1. Thanks Christina.. I'm sure you'll like it.

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  11. Persimmon lassi looks delicious. Thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop.

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  12. never had this fruits so lassi is out of question, have to see this now.

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  13. Never heard of Persimmon...will have to search it. But lassi looks quite interesting...

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  14. Never heard of Persimmon. But lassi looks quite interesting...

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  15. Never heard about this. Looks different lassi. Thanks for linking.

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