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Thandai Ice Cream
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  • A smooth and creamy ice cream, with the flavors of almonds, rose petals, melon seeds and cardamom. Heavenly!


  • 250 ml milk
  • 500 ml cream
  • 75 gm castor sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp small cardamom seeds
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp melon seeds
  • 50 gm blanched almonds
  • 5 Tbsp fresh rose petals
  • 1 Tbsp rose water
  • 1 tsp milk masala powder


  1. Boil the milk along with cream. Grind all the spices, melon seeds and almonds in a blender until smooth.
  2. Add to the boiling milk along with rose petals. Turn off the heat, cover and allow the flavors to infuse for ten minutes.
  3. Whisk egg yolks along with sugar. Strain the flavored milk onto the whisked eggs.
  4. Return to a gentle flame and keep stirring constantly until the milk thickens. Cool. Flavor with rose water and add cream.
  5. Freeze until set. Decorate with rose petals and serve chilled.