Jul 192013

Pomegranate Lassi | My Little Gourmet

Since my parents are in town right now visiting us, we’ve been doing a lot of eating out. The other day we went to a Vietnamese restaurant, where Arik, by the way, ate two large summer rolls with tofu and fish sauce…sometimes I am amazed at what that kid eats. Anyway, I ordered Arik and myself a mango lassi to share to see it it would be something he likes. My question was quickly answered when I gave him the glass, blinked, and the whole thing was basically gone. So much for sharing. 🙂 After getting such positive feedback from him, I decided to make him a lassi at home, with pomegranate instead of mango.

Pomegranate Lassi | My Little Gourmet

I already told you guys about our current pomegranate obsession in my Chicken Salad post, which is also where you can find  easy step-by-step instructions on how to de-seed a pomegranate. So I thought, why not turn those delicious little seeds into a lassi! And I am so glad I did…it was sooo good. Since pomegranates can be a little on the sour side, I went ahead and added some honey. If that is still not sweet enough for your kids you could always toss some mango in there to sweeten things up. Alright, next mission: a homemade kid-friendly summer roll… 🙂

Pomegranate Lassi | My Little Gourmet

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Pomegranate Lassi
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Serves: 2
  • 1 pomegranate
  • ½ cup/120ml water
  • 1¼ cup/300g plain yogurt
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey
  1. De-seed the pomegranate and blend the seeds with the water. Strain the mixture in order to get the hard part of the seeds out.
  2. Blend the pomegranate juice with yogurt and honey and serve cold.
*If just the pomegranate juice isn't sweet enough for your kids, then you can add some mango for sweetness.


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Comments (4)
  1. I’m with you-pomegranate is amazing! I love it in yogurt and this drink looks perfect!

  2. What a healthy treat! My girls love smoothies, so I bet they would both love this too. My youngest eats like a truck driver. My husband and I are in constant awe of all the food she consumes…must just be that they need that much ‘fuel’ to grow. 😀

  3. Wow, this looks amazing, Laura! And it’s perfect for the hot summer days. I especially love the pomegranate twist and the fact that it’s not overloaded with sugary calories (: Wonderful recipe!

  4. Simple and delicious! I don’t have many pomegranate recipe and this one is definitely a winner! Thanks for the great inspiration.

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