How To Make Instant Thandai - Holi Special - Homemade Cold Beverage Recipe by Archana in Marathi

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Mar. 18, 2022

Thandai is a cold beverage homemade drink prepared from cucumber seeds, fennel seeds, pepper seeds, saffron, milk sugar. It is mainly served during the festival of Holi.


Cucumber seeds 2 Tablespoon
Fennel seeds 2 Tablespoon
Poppy seeds 2 Tablespoon
Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
Almonds 18
Pistachios 18
Sugar 300 Gram
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)



1. In a pan, add cucumber seeds, fennel seeds, black pepper, khas khas. Roast all the ingredients well without oil.

2. Grind these ingredients in a mixer to make fine powder.

3. To make the sugar syrup, in a pan add water & sugar. Once the sugar melts and water comes to a boil, add the powder & almonds pistachios paste.

4. Mix all the ingredients well. Switch off the gas. The concentrate for thandai is ready. Let the concentrate cool completely,


5. In a serving glass, add 2-3 tbsp of the concentrate. Then add chilled milk. Thandai is ready to be served.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4