Recipe: Banana Lassi With Chocolate Chews


Merging two recipes... a soothing yoghurt based drink from India and one of the first recipes Ben ever cooked as a kid! Banana and chocolate in a combo that's made for them!


  • half a cup ice
  • 2 egg whites
  • 75 g caster sugar
  • 150 g desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 bananas
  • 250 ml natural yoghurt
  • 1 squeeze honey
  • 1 pinch ground cardamom
preheat the oven

Step 1

Preheat The Oven

preheat the oven to 180°C.

whisk the egg whites

Step 2

Whisk The Egg Whites

whisk the egg whites until stiff in a clean bowl. add the caster sugar and whisk again until glossy and holding it’s shape.

fold in the coconut & cocoa

Step 3

Fold In The Coconut & Cocoa

fold the coconut and cocoa into the egg white very carefully to maintain as much air as possible.

spoon out the mixture

Step 4

Spoon Out The Mixture

spoon 12 tablespoons of the mixture onto a lined baking tray in mounds.

bake the chews

Step 5

Bake The Chews

bake for 15 minutes until they are starting to turn brown, but will still be soft as they harden as they cool. allow to cool, then lift off of the baking paper.

make the lassi

Step 6

Make The Lassi

peel the bananas and blitz in a liquidiser with the yoghurt, honey, cardamom and ice.

Serve up!

Step 7

Serve Up!

divide the lassi drink between 4 glasses and share out the coconut chews. Lassi serves 4, makes 12 chews.

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