In the past, the festival of Holi was celebrated with great pomp. Many types of dishes are prepared in homes on this day. One of these dishes is Thandai which is consumed a lot these days. Without Thandai, the colors of Holi fade away. Thandai is a great drink to have during the hot summer days. Thandai, which tastes great, also provides many health benefits. To strengthen your immune system in summer, you can drink thandai instead of drinking decoction. Today in this episode, we are going to tell you about the health benefits of this coolness that cools the body. Let us know about these benefits…
Remove the problem of constipation
In Holi, different types of dishes are often made in people's homes. Due to eating fried food, we often complain of constipation in our stomach. Protein, fiber, calcium, fat, and minerals are found in plenty of poppy seeds mixed in Thandai. It helps to remove the problem of stomach irritation as well as to remove the problem of constipation.
Some people also put fennel in Thandai. Fennel seeds are added to the thandai of most companies. The presence of fennel in the cold gives coolness to the body. This keeps gastric problems away. Anti-inflammatory properties are present in fennel, which improves digestion.
To avoid mouth ulcers
The problem of blisters often arises in the mouth of many people. But if you consume thandai regularly, you can avoid mouth ulcers. That's why thandai is consumed to avoid mouth ulcers. Along with this, it is also helpful in partially removing other problems of the mouth.
Memory is strong
Many nuts, dry fruits, and seeds are added to thandai. Which are rich in nutrients. It is very beneficial not only for physical health but also for mental health. It helps in strengthening your memory and also helps in reducing stress and anxiety.
Many spices like black pepper and cloves are added to thandai. Which is very beneficial for the immune system. Apart from this, due to the presence of saffron in Thandai, it acts as an anti-depression and anti-oxidant. Which is very beneficial for health.
Full of natural energy
Watermelon and pumpkin seeds are added to it while making thandai. It gives natural energy to the body. Apart from this, almonds and pistachios found in thandai also give strength to the body and keep the drinker charged up.
Body gets cold
During the summer, when the temperature rises too much, fatigue and lethargy start coming due to the fierce heat. In such a time, if you consume 1-2 glasses of thandai, then you feel energetic. To avoid the hot heat, you must consume thandai.
No harmful substances are used in Thandai. All the ingredients that are added to Thandai are supposed to provide essential nutrition and health benefits to the body. This is the reason that drinking thandai strengthens your immunity and you are less vulnerable to viral infections like cold and fever.
How to make Thandai
To make thandai, first of all, you have to take some milk in a bowl and leave saffron buds in it. Keep it aside. After that, put almonds, cashews, pistachios, watermelon seeds, fennel, black pepper, poppy seeds, cardamom powder, and rose petals in another utensil and put some water in them and keep them for an hour. Later filter their water and keep it. Blend all these nuts and seeds with the help of a blender and make a smooth paste. Add saffron milk and cold milk to this mixture and blend well. Your than-dai is ready. Chill it in the fridge and enjoy it.