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Thandai Recipe

Thandai is an extremely popular Indian drink that is traditionally served during the festival of Holi. It is a refreshing and flavorful beverage that is made with a mixture of milk, nuts, and aromatic spices. This drink is a must have at Holi parties!
While the traditional recipe for Thandai calls for blending together nuts, spices, and milk, using condensed milk or MILKMAID adds a creamy and signature flavor to the drink.
Thandai made with MILKMAID is a creamy and delicious drink that is perfect for cooling down during hot weather or enjoying during festive occasions. MILKMAID adds a sweet and creamy flavor to the drink, while cardamom, fennel (saunf) and khus essence provides a unique and aromatic taste that is typical of Thandai.
Thandai made with MILKMAID is a quick and easy way to enjoy this traditional Indian drink. It is a perfect drink to serve at Holi parties or family gatherings, and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Not just this, we also have exciting takes on the traditional thandai that you could try this Holi, such as Thandai Mousse, Thandai Ice Cream and even Thandai Cupcakes! Look up these recipes on our website and enjoy Thandai in its traditional or its new and exciting form!

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  • 1/2 tinNestlé MILKMAID
  • 1.5 litreNestlé a+ Toned Milk
  • 10Badam (Almonds)
  • 1 tspElaichi (Cardamom) Powder
  • 2 tsp Saunf (Fennel)
  • 1 tsp Khus Essence
  • 6Peppercorns
  • 12Rose petals

How to make Thandai

  • Step 1: Soak and peel 10 almonds. Grind it with elaichi and saunf to a fine paste. Mix well with all other ingredients and strain.
  • Step 2: Fill half a glass with crushed ice and top it up with the above Thandai mixture.
  • Step 3: Garnish with rose petals & serve.

Quick Tip: 2 tbsp of Poppy Seeds or Khus-Khus can be used instead of Khus Essence.

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