Plain Thandai

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Total Time:
8.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 50 g - poppy seeds
  • 100 g - almonds
  • 14 - green cardamoms
  • 3 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp - black peppercorns
  • 20 to 25 strands - saffron
  • 750 ml - milk (approx. 3 to 4 glasses)
  • 10-12 tbsp - powdered sugar

How to Make Plain Thandai

  • Soak the poppy seeds for 6 to 8 hours.
  • Soak the almonds for 15-20 mins.
  • Wash the poppy seeds well, letting the dirt settle at the bottom.
  • Grind the poppy seeds, almonds, cardamoms, cumin seeds, peppercorns and saffron to a fine paste.
  • Add little water while grinding.
  • The thandai masala is ready.
  • To make thandai:
  • For making 3 glasses of thandai, place 4 tbsps of the masala in a fine muslin cloth and pour cold milk, through the muslin cloth (you will have to take the help of another person while straining).
  • Strain with your fingers, so that the masala blends well with the milk.
  • Add 3 to 4 tsp of sugar into each glass of thandai and mix well.
  • Serve cold.

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