A cool and refreshing flavoured milk recipe with step by step pictures. Thandai is a popular Indian drink prepared with dry fruits, spices and various seeds. It’s especially served during the festival of Holi.
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4 cup milk
¼ cup sugar
2 tbsp raisins
1 tbsp melon seeds
1 tbsp fennel seeds
1 tsp poppy seeds
5 green cardamom
15 black peppercorn
½ tsp saffron strands (soaked in 1 tbsp warm milk)
1 tsp gulkand or candied rose petals
Soak cashews, almonds, raisins, melon seeds, fennel seeds, poppy seeds, green cardamoms, black peppercorns, and cinnamon stick in 1 cup water for 5-6 hours or overnight.
Strain the water and pour this mixture into a grinder jar with 2 tbsp milk.
Grind the mixture to a smooth paste.
In a liquidiser jar, add the thandai paste, milk, gulkand, saffron strands and sugar. Blend until sugar is dissolved.
Allow it to sit for 1-2 hours in the refrigerator and then pass this through a strainer. Pour the thandai in the glasses. Garnish with saffron and serve chilled.
Cool and refreshing flavoured milk recipe with step by step pictures. Thandai is a popular Indian drink prepared with dry fruits, spices and various seeds. It’s especially served during the festival of Holi.