Vegan Banana Lassi


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Vegan Banana Lassi

Vegan Banana Lassi

Lassi is essentially a yogurt-based, sweet and tangy smoothie originating from India. I’ve been enjoying this incredibly rich and creamy (veganized) banana lassi for quite a while now and thought of sharing it with you all.

The list of ingredients are short (only 8) and simple.

Vegan Banana Lassi Ingredients
Ingredients: Banana, Soy Milk, Sugar, Agar-Agar, Cornstarch, Probiotic Capsules, Saffron, Cardamom Powder

First, I prepared vegan yogurt using soy milk + probiotic capsules. To make the texture more yogurt-like, I also added cornstarch + agar-agar. Detailed recipe below.

Vegan Banana Lassi
Soy yogurt is ready!

Remember, it takes around 12 hours for the soy yogurt to be ready so planning ahead definitely helps. I also froze my bananas during this interval so it makes the lassi extra creamy. 

Vegan Banana Lassi
Blend everything

Once the yogurt is done, we’ll simply blend all the ingredients together until nice and smooth.

Vegan Banana Lassi

And that’s it, Vegan Banana Lassi is ready.

Let’s get started!

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Vegan Banana Lassi

Easy and delicious vegan banana lassi recipe by Veganbell

Course Smoothies
Cuisine Indian
Keyword banana lassi, banana smoothie, vegan lassi
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Resting Time 17 hours
Total Time 17 hours 5 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 482 kcal
Author Veganbell

Ingredients

  • 2 cups soy milk (to prepare yogurt)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (to prepare yogurt)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon agar-agar
  • 2 probiotic capsules
  • 4 bananas (frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (to blend)
  • 1.5 cups soy milk (to infuse)
  • 8 saffron strands
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder

Instructions

  1. Set a pan over medium heat. Add soy milk + sugar + cornstarch + agar-agar.

  2. Bring it to a boil. Turn off the heat.

  3. Strain the mixture onto a large bowl. Let it cool for 20 minutes, or bring down the temperature to 30-35 degree Celsius (around 95 F).

  4. Once it's cool (or warm...depending on how you look at it), add the contents of 2 probiotic capsules. Mix well.

  5. Cover the bowl and let it rest for 12 hours over the counter.

  6. *After 12 hours* Transfer the yogurt to your fridge and let it chill for 5 hours. Meanwhile, lightly warm 1.5 cups of soy milk and add the saffron strands. Set aside and let them infuse.

  7. *After 5 hours* Transfer half of the yogurt to your blender + banana + sugar + saffron-infused soy milk + cardamom powder. You can use the other half of yogurt for other applications (like granola bowl, or more lassi).

  8. Blend until nice and creamy. Garnish with chopped almonds, cashews, saffrons, and dried rose petals. Serve chilled.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Banana Lassi
Amount Per Serving
Calories 482 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 210mg9%
Potassium 1427mg41%
Carbohydrates 90g30%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 57g63%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 1774IU35%
Vitamin C 50mg61%
Calcium 590mg59%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

If you enjoyed this Vegan Banana Lassi recipe check out this delicious Crispy Masala Aloo I posted earlier.

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