Thandai (Dry Fruit Milk)

4.50 from 4 votes

Thandai is an Indian Cold drink which is usually served on special occasions as well as festivals.
It is a very healthy drink and can be considered as a power drink as it is made up of almonds and other dry fruits.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Served AsBreakfast
CuisineBeverages, Indian
Recipe Taste Sweet
Servings 2


  • 1 glass Milk
  • 1 glass Water
  • 6 piece Almonds Soaked
  • 4 piece Cashew nuts Soaked
  • ½ tsp Fennel seeds Soaked
  • 1 tsp Melon seeds
  • 4 piece Green Cardamoms
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper powder
  • Castor Sugar as per taste


  • In a blender jar, grind all ingredients except milk and sugar to make a paste using little water.
  • Sieve the paste (using Muslin cloth or sieve) by adding water to the paste. Sieve the paste completely till we get a dried leftover and a concentrate.
  • To the above concentrate, add cold milk and sugar. Add ice cubes if required.

For garnishing

  • Take a tall glass and apply honey on the rim of the glass. Put the glass upside down in colourful fennel seeds, till the seeds get stuck to the rim.
  • Pour the Thandai in the glass and serve cold.


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4.50 from 4 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 108 kcal | Carbohydrates: 9 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 14 mg | Sodium: 52 mg | Potassium: 246 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 6 g | Vitamin A: 193 IU | Vitamin C: 1 mg | Calcium: 172 mg | Iron: 1 mg

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Richa Gupta
Richa Gupta

I love to explore healthy way of cooking in my kitchen. I share my creations on my YouTube channel "Healthy Kadai"

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