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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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.

RECIPE SOURCE : Faraal RecipesBuy this cookbook

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Thandai (faraal Recipe)
 on 05 Mar 16 10:48 PM

Too much of fennel...will not make it again
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Megha, Thandai has a very dominant taste of fennel seeds, hence it is used in a little higher quantity. If you don''t like much dominant flavour of fennel seeds, you can reduce it in your paste. Do try this recipe once again and share your review with us.
07 Mar 16 04:09 PM
Thandai (faraal Recipe)
 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!!