It's that time of the year, when we all look forward to the festival of Holi. This also means it's time for Thandai - the most delicious festive drink! Celebrate Holi with Metro with this Thandai recipe.


  1. Soak almonds, cashew nuts, peppercorns, raisins, cardamom, poppy seeds, fennel seeds and melon seeds in ½ cup water for 5-6 hours.
  2. Strain the water and grind the soaked ingredients in a blender to make a smooth paste. Add milk to this.
  3. Pass the mixture through a soup strainer.
  4. Add sugar, saffron soaked in Metro Milk and rose water and mix till sugar is dissolved. Pour the thandai in serving glasses.
  5. Garnish with rose petals and dry fruit slivers. Serve chilled.