Thandai – Holi Special

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Thandai - A Holi special beverage with almond & spices! Thandai – A Holi special beverage with almond & spices!

‘Thandai’ is a refreshing milk based beverage specifically associated with the Holi festival. This drink is known to have a reputation of getting people intoxicated, its association with ‘bhang’ has given it a lot of negative publicity. Contrary to what we believe, the ingredients present in thandai have several health benefits.

The core of the Thandai - awesome healthy dose of spices. The core of the Thandai – awesome healthy dose of spices.

Fennel seeds possess 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 in it. It is also loaded with many minerals like manganese, zinc, calcium, iron and vitamin A. Almonds are loaded with healthy fats. It is also a rich source of vitamin E and are known for their antioxidant effects. Poppy seeds they contain iron, phosphorus and fiber…

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