Types Of Thandai To Make Your Holi ‘Cooler’!

These types of thandai are a must try this Holi!

 
Types Of Thandai To Make Your Holi 'Cooler'!
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Thandai is the ultimate Holi drink. Cool, refreshing, rich and delicious, thandai, which means ‘cooling drink’ is a relief in the hot Holi season and is certainly a drink to be had on Holi. Made with dry fruits, milk, seeds, spices, thandai is easy to make. Thandai is made by mixing some warm water, dry fruits,cardamom powder, pepper, fennel seed powder, khus khus, rose petals and blending them into a fine paste. Then this paste is chilled and added to cold milk. There so many types of thandai, here are some you can try on this Holi!

Bhang Thandai: High On life

Our desi Holi cocktail
Our desi Holi cocktail

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Our desi cocktail, with bhang is irresistible on Holi. It’s a healthy concoction of the thandai, and enjoyed in the Northern part of the country. Try out this bhang (cannabis) thandai, and get intoxicated with the aroma and taste of this lovely drink.

Rose Thandai: Meethi Thandai

Add some colour to your holi with this gulaabi thandai!
Add some colour to your holi with this gulaabi thandai!

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All the gulab lovers, watch out for this one! Just add some extra rose petals to the usual thandai mixture, and the flavor of rose sings through your thandai. Garnish with some fresh rose petals to get that fresh flavor of rose. You can add extra spices to make it a sweet and spicy variation of the thandai. Surely a must have!

Cocoa Thandai: The Chocolate Version

A chocolate-filled Holi?
A chocolate-filled Holi?

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If thandai comes in all flavours, why leave chocolate behind? The cocoa thandai just has some cocoa powder in its mixture, which adds that typical chocolate flavor to the thandai. This variation will surely be a treat for chocolate lovers! So, get your chocolatey thandai now!

Mango Thandai: Summery Goodness

Two of the best things about summer-together!
Two of the best things about summer-together!

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For most of us, summer is incomplete without a touch of mango. Aam is the ultimate summer pleasure, and combining this with thandai, just makes it extra yummy. The mango thandai is made with mango puree, which adds that unique mango flavor to it. It makes it even more summery than it already is!

These types of thandai will surely make your Holi ‘cooler’. Hope your Holi is colourful, flavourful and full of fun. Wishing a very happy Holi to all!