Thandai


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Thandai is a very popular drink in Rajasthan. This famous dry fruit and saffron flavoured milk that is traditionally prepared as an offering to Lord Shiva during the festival of Mahashivratri.

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Thandai is a very popular drink in Rajasthan. This famous dry fruit and saffron flavoured milk that is traditionally prepared as an offering to Lord Shiva during the festival of Mahashivratri. Thandai is popular all over North India as well. It is often mixed with 'bhang' to make an intoxicating drink.

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Makes 4 glasses
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Ingredients

Method
  1. Boil the milk in a deep pan, allow it to cool completely.
  2. Combine the powder and milk in a deep bowl, mix well using a whisk and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  3. Strain the mixture through a sieve, add the sugar, pepper powder and saffron and mix well.
  4. Pour equal quantities of the thandai into 4 individual glasses and serve chilled.

Handy tip:

  1. The strained thandai powder can be stored and used later also.
RECIPE SOURCE : Rajasthani CookbookBuy this cookbook
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vrunda naikApril 19, 2011

This is awesome recipe.My family loves this recipe.Thank u aunty for posting this recipe.
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Reviewed April 19, 2011by vrunda naik

This is awesome recipe.My family loves this recipe.Thank u aunty for posting this recipe.

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Reviewed November 15, 2014by Foodie #622470

I always make this recipe of yours for diwali as a welcome drink for guests for my diwali house party..They always love it and is very refreshing!!keep putting such refreshing drinks up..

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