Sardai or Thandai: Recipe

Sardaee is a traditional drink of Punjab which has cool effect on your body. In this summer you can beat the heat with the cool glass of sardaee or thandai. Plan a day earlier as you need to dip separately poppy seeds and almonds in water overnight.


Ingredients Of Sardaee

  • 20 pieces almonds, soaked overnight
  • 20 gm poppy seeds, soaked overnight
  • 1 cup milk
  • 5 pieces pistachios, chopped
  • 8tbsp sugar
  • 2 pieces cardamom

Method Of Sardaee

  • Peel almonds and crush them in blender till a fine paste is formed. Add 2 cups of water so that paste is not so thick and strain it through a fine cloth (mul-mul).Pour the strained water into blender jug.
  • Add one cup of milk to the jug and few ice cubes. Crush poppy seeds to make a liquefied paste and strain through fine cloth. Pour that into jug too. While putting poppy seeds into blender make sure not to use the residue because they are not pure.
  • Add sugar and cardamoms. Mix them well. Add more water if desired.
  • Garnish with pistachios. Serve chilled.

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