Holi, the festival of colors, the most fun filled and popular festivals in India. This ancient tradition marks the end of winter and honors the triumph of good over evil. Celebrants light bonfires, throw colorful powder called gulal, eat sweets, and dance to traditional folk music. People of all ages come together to celebrate and enjoy the festival, with traditional food and drinks that are special to this time and festival. Gujiya, Dahi Bhalle, Puran Poli, Malpua, Rasmalai, and Badam Phirni etc. One of the most popular drinks for Holi is Guruji Thandai, a refreshing and delicious drink that has been enjoyed for generations.
Guruji Thandai is a unique and delicious blend of various herbs like fennel seeds, pumpkin seeds & poppy seeds infused with spices like cardamom, saffron & white pepper, including nuts like pistachios, almonds, pumpkin seeds, and rose petals.
INGREDIENTS: Sugar, Water, Almond (10%), Liquid Glucose, Seeds 3% (Poppy Seeds, Cucumber Seeds, Melon Seeds), Rose Water (2%), Black Pepper (1%), Fennel (0.5%), Cardamom (0.5%), Acidity Regulator (INS 330), Saffron (0.02%)
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This classic Indian drink is the charm of every Indian home during Holi. As the weather transits from cold winters to warm summers, this traditional drink comes to rescue to many health issues.
One of the great things about Guruji Thandai is that it is incredibly versatile. You can enjoy it with a chilled glass of milk or as a base for other drinks, indian sweets, and desserts. For example, you can add a scoop of ice cream to your Guruji Thandai for a delicious and refreshing treat or use it as a base for a delicious milkshake or smoothie. Many fuse the thandai flavor into their sweets like burfi, ladoos, and even kulfi.
Respite from the funfilled color splashing celebrations with this very authentic soothing milky drink, or just simply looking for a refreshing and delicious drink to enjoy during the spring and summer months, Guruji Thandai and Kesaria Thandai are the perfect choices. So, blend your Holi with the traditional flavor of Guruji Thandai and savor the delicious taste of this classic Indian drink. Happy Holi!