Summer recipe: THANDAI
Ingredients: 11/2 liter Milk, 1/2 cup Sugar(or as per taste), 1/2 tbsp Aniseed, 1 tbsp Almonds, A few Saffron Strands, 1 tsp Cardamom powder, 1 tbsp Dried watermelon seeds, 1/2 tbsp Poppy seeds, 1/4 Cup fresh rose petalsProcedure: Boil milk and allow it to cool. Meanwhile soak aniseed, almonds, watermelon seeds, poppy seeds and rose petals in water.Grind soaked ingredients to make a smooth paste. Pour some water into this paste and strain through muslin strainer. Extract the liquid into a vessel. Add the sugar, peppercorns, powdered cardamom, saffron and mix well. Now blend the above-made mix with milk. It is preferable if it is full cream. Chill before serving. You can also add ice cubes.