Classic Thandai Popsicle Recipe by Chef Rajinder Sareen, Executive Chef, Sheraton Grand Pune Bund Garden Hotel



We require popsicles mold to make it


– 1 cup milk

– 1/4 cup sugar (adjust to taste)

– 2 tablespoons Thandai powder (readily available or homemade)

– A handful of chopped nuts (almonds, cashews, pistachios)

– Saffron strands (optional, for garnish)


1. In a blender, combine milk, sugar, and Thandai powder. Blend until smooth.

2. Stir in the chopped nuts into the mixture.

3. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds, leaving a little space at the top for expansion.

4. Insert popsicle sticks into each mold.

5. If using saffron strands, gently place a few strands on top of each popsicle for garnish.

6. Freeze the popsicles for at least 6 hours or until solid.

7. Once frozen, run the molds under warm water for a few seconds to loosen the popsicles.

8. Carefully remove the popsicles from the molds and serve immediately.