Thandai recipe

Thandai Recipe

Thandai Recipe:

Thandai recipe is a cool and refreshing drink prepared during the festival of Holi. This drink is made mainly from dry fruits , milk, sugar and flavoured with saffron.

How to make Thandai  for Holi festival?

Ingredients:

Milk – 2 cups

Sugar- 2tbsp

Kesari saffron –  6 to 8 strands

Rose essence- 2 drops

To grind to a paste:

Almonds – 20

Poppy seeds- 1tsp

Fennel seeds – 1 tsp

Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp

Pepper corns – 10

Preparation:

  1. Take all the ingredients listed under ‘to grind’ and soak it in water for  30 mins. Meanwhile boil milk.
  2. Cool down and add sugar.Take a tbsp of warm milk and soak saffron strands in it.Add a tsp of the saffron milk mixture to the milk.
  3. Peel of the skin of almonds and grind it along with other ingredients to a fine paste.
  4. Then spoon the mixture and add it to the milk.Mix well and set aside for 15 mins. Then strain it.
  5. Discard the residue.Add the remaining saffron milk (which we reserved in step2) to the strained almond milk.Add 2 drops rose essence and refrigerate it for an hr.
  6. Serve chilled.

You may also like to try our saffron recipes.

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