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Recipe: Chocolate Lassi, Fun Strawberry Shake

May 31, 2022 12:55 IST
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Take a trip down memory lane and revisit your childhood with Chef Ranveer Brar's summer drinks.

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Photograph: Kind courtesy Hershey India

Strawberry Freak-Shake

Serves: 1


For the strawberry shake

  • 3 tbsp strawberry syrup
  • 50 ml milk
  • 2 scoops ice cream
  • Mason jar

For the toppings

  • 8-10 small marshmallows
  • 1 scoop whipped cream
  • 5-6 gummy bears
  • 1 packet M&Ms or Gems
  • 1 wafer cigars
  • 1 tbsp coloured sprinkles
  • Few chocolate chips


  • In a blender, blend the ice cream, milk, strawberry syrup.
  • Pour some syrup on to a plate and coat the rim of the mason jar with itby turning it over onto the plate.
    Then cover the edge of the jar by dipping it in a container of sprinkles.
    Pour the milkshake into the jar.
    Decorate with the whipped cream, gems, chips, gummy bears, marshmallows, wafer cigars.
  • Serve chilled.

Note: For a vegan shake use almond milk instead of plain milk and popsicle milk-less ice cream. Opt for vegan marshmellows. Skip the whipped cream and any of the non-vegan toppings.

Chocolate Lassi

Serves: 1


  • 1 tbsp chocolate syrup
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 200 gm chilled thick yoghurt
  • Pinch salt
  • Sugar to taste or a sugar equivalent
  • 8-9 roasted almonds, sliced + a few sliced for garnish
  • 2 tbsp mineral/filtered/boiled water


  • Pour the ice, yoghurt, sugar into the blender.
    Add the salt.
    Drizzle chocolate syrup in.
    Add the roasted almonds and blend well.
    Add the water if needed to adjust consistency.
    Pour into a tall glass and garnish with the almonds.
    Serve chilled.

Note: For a vegan shake use vegan yoghurt, available in somebrands in India.

Chef Ranveer Brar is an author, MasterChef India judge and restaurateur with over 25 years of experience in the food industry.

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