Milk: Full Fat, Low Fat, Or Skim Milk, Any milk would do, but full-fat milk will give you a thick creamy texture.
Spices- cardamom, black peppercorn, fennel, saffron, etc. go into this drink.
Other Ingredients – Sugar, Rose Water
Procedure to follow:
- Soak cashew nuts, almonds, black peppercorns, raisins, poppy seeds, cardamom, fennel seeds, and melon seeds in ½ cup water for 5-6 hours.
- Grind the soaked ingredients to make a smooth paste in a blender.
- Add Milk
- Pass the mixture through a soup strainer.
- Add saffron, sugar, and rose water and mix till sugar is dissolved.
Pour the thandai into serving glasses.
Garnish rose petals and dry fruit slivers on top.