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Thandai is a cooling refreshing summer beverage served during Holi festival.
Course Beverage, Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Festivals, Holi, Summer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Soaking,Resting time 3 hours
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 People
Author Muktha H S


  • ½ Cup Thandai Masala Powder
  • 750 ml Whole fat milk , boiled
  • 2 ½ Tbsp Sugar or as needed

For Garnishing

  • 1 Tbsp Slivered nuts
  • ¼ Tsp Dry Rose Petals or Fresh
  • Saffron strands few
  • Rose Water , few drops


  • Soak ½ cup of Thandai masala powder in warm milk for 30-60 minutes.
  • Transfer the soaked Thandai masala along with milk to a mixer jar.
  • Add 1-2 Tbsp of water or milk to blend to a fine paste.
  • Now add this ground paste into 750 ml of boiled milk and mix well.
  • Heat the milk for 5 minutes and turn off the flame.Add sugar as needed and allow it to cool for about 1- 2 hours, this is important because milk absorbs flavours.
  • Now strain the mixture , store milk in a pitcher and refrigerate.
  • Serve chilled milk garnished with rose petals, saffron strands, slivered nuts and few drops of rose water.