Thandai (faraal Recipe)

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A shaahi drink in which mild spices romance with the almonds and milk resulting in a rich taste. Make the paste in advance and mix it with milk whenever hunger pangs strike on a fasting day.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Serves 6
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To Blended Into A Thandai Paste
1/4 cup almonds (badam) , soaked , drained and peeled
2 tbsp fennel seeds (saunf)
10 to 12 peppercorns(kalimirch)
4 tsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
2 pcs pinches cardamom (elaichi) powder
a few strands saffron (kesar) strands dissolved in 1 tbsp warm milk
1 tbsp rose water

Other Ingredients
5 cups milk
1/2 cup powdered sugar

For The Garnish
a few chopped rose petals

  1. Bring the milk to boil in a broad non-stick pan and cool completely.
  2. Add the ground paste and mix well.
  3. Refrigerate for at least for 3 to 4 hours.
  4. Strain using a strainer, add the sugar and mix well.
  5. Serve chilled garnished with rose petals.

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 on 04 Oct 13 02:54 PM

Really a rich, tasty and refreshing shahi drink which becomes very easy to make with the help of this recipe. I tried it and enjoyed it . Thnks for the recipe!!