Thandai – Holi Special

Thandai is an exotic mix of spices, nuts, and full-fat milk. Enjoy the festival of colors with this refreshing drink. HAPPY HOLI Everyone

thandai-holi-special

Recipe of  Thandai-Holi Special

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Almond: (soak at least 3 hrs in water)
2tbsp Cashew : (soak at least 3 hrs in water)
1tbsp Poppy seeds: (soak at least 3 hrs in water)
2tbsp. Melon seeds:
2tbsp. Fennel seeds:
6-7 Cardamom:
7-8 Black pepper:
6tbsp Sugar: (depend on taste)
:3/4 cup Water
1/2 tsp Saffron essence: or (Rose water)
1tbsp Saffron: (strands)

Method:

1. Boil milk add sugar and allow to dissolve.

2. Once the sugar gets dissolved. Turn off the flame and allow to cool.

3. Meanwhile, peel almonds and place them in a bowl.

4. To this bowl, add drained melon seeds, poppy seeds, cashew nuts, fennel seeds, peppers, and cardamom.

5. Grind all these to a fine smooth paste.

6. Add 1/4 cup water and grind further to smooth paste.

7. Strain the mix through the fine strainer or cheesecloth.

8. Return the leftover ground paste to the blender with the rest of the water.

9. Blend again and extract the liquid once more.

10. Discard remaining ground mash.

11. Mix the almond liquid, milk, and saffron essence or rose water.

12. Thandai is ready to serve and garnish with saffron strands, always serve chill Thandai

thandai-holi-special

Recipe of Thandai-Holi Special

Hetal Kamdar
Thandai is an exotic mix of spices, nuts, and full-fat milk. Enjoy the festival of colors with this refreshing drink Thandai.
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 254 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup Almond: soak at least 3 hrs in water
  • 2 tbsp Cashew : soak at least 3 hrs in water
  • 1 tbsp Poppy seeds: soak at least 3 hrs in water
  • 2 tbsp. Melon seeds:
  • 2 tbsp. Fennel seeds:
  • 6-7 Cardamom:
  • 7-8 Black pepper:
  • 6 tbsp Sugar: depend on taste
  • :3/4 cup Water
  • ½ tsp Saffron essence: or Rose water
  • 1 tbsp Saffron: strands

Instructions
 

  • Boil milk add sugar and allow to dissolve.
  • Once the sugar gets dissolved. Turn off the flame and allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, peel almonds and place them in a bowl.
  • To this bowl, add drained melon seeds, poppy seeds, cashew nuts, fennel seeds, peppers, and cardamom.
  • Grind all these to a fine smooth paste.
  • Add 1/4 cup water and grind further to smooth paste.
  • Strain the mix through the fine strainer or cheesecloth.
  • Return the left over ground paste to the blender with the rest of the water.
  • Blend again and extract the liquid once more.
  • Discard remaining ground mash.
  • Mix the almond liquid, milk, and saffron essence or rose water.
  • Thandai is ready to serve and garnish with saffron strands, always serve chill Thandai

Nutrition

Calories: 254kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 7gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 9mgPotassium: 342mgFiber: 7gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 10IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 185mgIron: 3mg
Keyword bhang, popular indian summer drink, Refreshing Indian drink, thandai, traditional Indian beverage
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