Added by Arunadevi | Mon 07 Sep 2009 @ 23:46
100 gr raisins
2 tbs anise seeds
425 ml water
35 grs pistachio nuts
600 ml whole milk
half tbs ground cardamom seeds
4 tbs honey or 5 tbs sugar
Cover the raisins with warm water and soak them for 10 minutes. In a saucepan, boil the anise seeds in the water for 5 minutes. Lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes more.
Blend the pistachio nuts, drained raisins, ground cardamom, and milk in an eletric blender and set aside. Strain the anise water and stir the honey into it. Then add it to the mixture, stir well, and chill.
Serve each glass of thandai garnished with a sprig of mint leaves.
Hope you like this recipe,