Saffron Pistachio Dream Smoothie Bowl

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Serves 1

Time: 20 mins

“As a child, I used to love kulfi. ‘Why not make a kulfi-flavoured smoothie bowl?’I thought. And, ta-da! Here we have a bowl that’ll remind you of kulfi.”



• ¼ teaspoon saffron strands, soaked in warm water
• 2 frozen bananas
• 10 pistachios, soaked
• ⅓ cup coconut milk
• 1 tablespoon jaggery
• 2 dates, de-seeded
• ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
• pinch of rock salt


• 1 tablespoon roasted and crushed pistachios
• 1 tablespoon roasted and crushed almonds
• 1 teaspoon rose petals
• A few strands of saffron


• Soak ¼ teaspoon saffron strands in 1 tablespoon hot water for 15 minutes.
• Take 2 bananas, peel, slice, and put in the freezer for about 6 hours.
• Soak 10 pistachios in water for 6 hours.
• Prepare ⅓ cup of coconut milk.


1. Place all the smoothie ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth (make sure to also add the water in which the saffron was soaked).
2. Pour into bowls and top with pistachios, almonds, rose petals, and saffron.

Benefits of This Recipe:

  • Saffron’s Healing Properties: Saffron is known for its antioxidant properties, promoting overall health and well-being.
  • Nutrient-Rich Pistachios: Pistachios offer a good source of protein, healthy fats, fiber, and various vitamins and minerals, contributing to heart health and satiety.
  • Coconut Milk Goodness: Coconut milk provides a creamy texture while offering healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals, supporting bone health and boosting immunity.
  • Natural Sweeteners: Jaggery and dates add sweetness without the drawbacks of refined sugar, providing essential minerals and antioxidants.

Nutritive Value (Per Serving):

  • Calories: Approximately 300 kcal
  • Protein: 7g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Vitamin E: 20% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Calcium: 10% DV
  • Iron: 15% DV

Experience the luxurious indulgence of Saffron Pistachio Dream Smoothie Bowl, a nutrient-packed delight that nourishes your body and uplifts your spirits with its exotic flavors and textures!

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