Thandai Recipe

Thandai Recipe
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There is no dearth of good natural beverages recipes in India and Thandai just proves that. Rich in dry fruits such as Almonds, this drink is a nutritious delight.
Thandai Recipe
Preparation Time 120 Minutes
Cooking Time 7-8 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Rating 9.3 / 10 (11 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 6
  • 1 liter Milk
  • 2-3 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp Aniseed
  • 1 tbsp Almonds
  • 10-12 Peppercorns
  • A few Saffron Strands
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp Dried watermelon seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp Poppy seeds
  • 1/4 Cup fresh rose petals
How to make Thandai:
  • Boil the milk in a pan and allow it to cool.
  • Meanwhile soak aniseed, almonds, watermelon seeds, poppy seeds and rose petals in 2 cups of water.
  • Grind soaked ingredients to make a smooth paste.
  • Pour remaining water into this paste and strain through muslin strainer.
  • Extract the liquid into a vessel. Add the sugar, peppercorns, powdered cardamom, saffron and mix well.
  • Now blend the above-made mix with milk.
  • Chill for about an hour before serving.