Mar 08 , 2024

Maha Shivratri 2024: How to Make Thandai at Home

By True Scoop

Ingredients: Gather milk, sugar, almonds, cashews, pistachios, poppy seeds, cardamom, saffron, and peppercorns.

Soak Nuts and Seeds: Soak almonds, cashews, pistachios, poppy seeds, and peppercorns in water for a few hours.

Prepare Spice Mix: Grind soaked nuts, seeds, cardamom, and saffron into a fine paste using a blender.

Boil Milk: In a pan, boil milk and add sugar to taste, stirring until dissolved.

Mix Paste with Milk: Add the ground nut and spice mixture to the boiling milk and stir well.

Simmer and Strain: Let the mixture simmer for a few minutes, then strain it through a fine sieve.

Cool and Chill: Allow the Thandai mixture to cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until cold.

Serve Chilled: Pour the chilled Thandai into glasses, garnish with chopped nuts, and serve for a refreshing treat.

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