This is a refreshing milk based beverage specifically associated with the Holi festival. This tradition is majorly a part of North India esp rajasthan. As we all know that Rajasthan is one of the hottest places in India… In dry summer winds, Thandai makes you feel cooler and have many other health benefits as well…
It also serves an instant energizer in the scorching summer heat.
The ingredients present in thandai have several health benefits.
Fennel seeds have volatile oils which are known for its antioxidants, anti-flatulence, cooling properties.
Peppercorn is considered as the king of spices, it has medicinal properties as it has piperine.It also has minerals like manganese, zinc, calcium, iron and vitaminA.
Watermelon seeds are a source of energy, protein and iron.
Rose petals are very good for digestion problems and menstrual irregularities.
Almonds have healthy fats , are a rich source of vitamin E and are known for their antioxidant effects.
Poppy seeds. They contain iron, phosphorus and fiber. They also contain thiamine and riboflavin as well as B vitamins.The presence of linoleic acid in poppy seeds protects the body from heart attacks and other heart disorders.
Pumpkin seeds is high in Omega 3 fatty acid and the heart-healing mineral magnesium, which is also Nature’s natural relaxant.
Saffron The active components in saffron have many therapeutic applications in many traditional medicines as antiseptic, antidepressant, anti-oxidant, digestive, anti-convulsant.
Milk is a complete food (expectfor iron and vit C). It is good source of calcium and protein for vegetarians. It is also a rich source of micro nutrients like zinc, phosphorus and iron. Cold milk is known to be an antacid and have cooling effects on the body.
Go ahead Njoy this cooling beverage….