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Place of origin India
Serving temperature Chilled
Main ingredients Milk key ingredient, cardamoms , almonds , sugar, and saffron)
Cookbook:Thandai  Thandai

Thandai, also known as "Sardai", is a cold drink prepared with a mixture of almonds, fennel seeds, magaztari seeds (watermelon kernel), rose petals, pepper, vetiver seeds, cardamom, saffron, milk and sugar. This drink common in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan - mostly in Peshawar, Banaras / Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. It is thought to be an energy drink[1]

It is native to India and is often associated with the Maha Shivaratri and Holi festival.

"Bhang Ki Thandai" is a mildly intoxicating drink popular in many parts of the Indian sub-continent, which is made by mixing a small amount of bhang (cannabis leaves and buds) with thandai (with whole milk being used). The fat content of the ground-up nuts and milk help to dissolve the fat-soluble cannabinoids.


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