Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Thandiai /Thadal (Almond Drink for Ramadan) تھنڈیائی / تھادل

Thandiai /Thadal (Almond Drink for Ramadan)

Thandiai in Punjabi and Thadal in Sindhi is a unique and refreshing drink for summer. It is also consumed in Ramadan at Iftra for refreshness.


  • Almonds (Badam) soaked in water for 5-6 hours and peels of                   15-20 nos.
  • Pumpkin/melon seeds (Chahar Magaz)         1-2 teaspoon
  • Poppy seeds    (Khashkhas)    soaked in water        1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper corns (Kali Mirch)                        2-4 nos.
  • Green Cardamom (Choti ilaichi)                        2 nos.
  • Sugar                             to taste                          2-3 table spoon
  • Chilled Milk                                                           200-400 ml


  •  Crush soaked almonds,   poppy seeds, black pepper, Cardamom in a crusher(Manual/electric) to a smooth paste. Then add sugar and milk to it.
  • A delicious almond drink is ready for Iftar.

Mood: energetic
Thandiai /Thadal (Almond Drink For Ramadan)