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

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Recipe os 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 left over 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 os Thandai-Holi Special

Hetal Kamdar

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 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
  • 1/2 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
Keyword bhang, cooling drink, paste of almonds, peppercorns, poppy seeds, cardamom, fennel seeds and watermelon seeds, poppy seeds, popular indian summer drink, Refreshing Indian drink, thandai, traditional Indian beverage

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