Top 5 Tea Thandai Recipes

Top 5 Tea Thandai Recipes

Top 5 Tea Thandai Recipes

Holi is the kind of festival that can alone represent the soul of India. Thandai is a healthy drink that is embedded in the tradition of Holi. Holi and Thandai both complement each other. A Holi without Thandai is like a summer without mangoes. Undoubtedly, Holi is a festival of colours, energy, love, smiling faces, and harmony. Thandai is usually drunk in the middle of playing Holi or after the end of playing with colours. This traditional Indian drink is full of energy and refreshment, which fulfills your needs for rejuvenation. 

We all have heard of “Bhang Thandai”. People usually lose emotional control after drinking this beverage and do different activities afterward. But today, we'll look at some healthy and sober tea thandai recipes. The most underappreciated beverages are tea thandai recipes. Someone can make mouth-watering thandai recipes with tea. Let’s discuss the top 5 tea thandai recipes that can make your Holi special.

Iced Tea Thandai- This is one of the most easily made tea thandai recipes. 


. 2 teaspoons of The Tea Shelf Assam Golden Tips Tea.
. 500 ml of water.
. 1-2 teaspoons Fennel seed powder
. 1-2 teaspoons of poppy seed powder.
. 2 teaspoons black pepper.
. 2 pinches of Saffron.
. 2 tablespoons of crushed almond.
. 2 tablespoons of honey. 
. ½ teaspoons of green cardamom powder.


. Boil the water up to 90-100 degree Celsius.

. Add tea and brew it for 2-3 minutes.

. Strain the tea into a container and let it release the heat. 

. Refrigerate the tea for 40-45 minutes.

. Add the poppy seed and fennel seed powder in a mixer grinder and make a powder.

. Put it in a container.

 Add the tea, black pepper, honey, and cardamom powder to it.

. Now mix it properly for 2-3 minutes.

. Pour it into glasses.

Your Iced Tea Thandai is ready. Top it with crushed almonds and saffron.


Mango Matcha Thandai- Holi declares that the mango season is coming. Holi Thandai is the most delicious & loved thandai among all. Usually, mango is not available during holi. So what? The Mango Matcha Green Tea can back you up!


. 5-6 teaspoons of The Tea Shelf Mango Matcha Green Tea

. 400 ml of cold regular milk

. 4 tablespoons oh honey

. 2 tablespoons of poppy seed powder.

. 2-3 tablespoons of almond crushed.

. 2-3 tablespoons of cashew paste.

. A pinch of saffron.

. Rose Petals



. Add the matcha to milk

. Whisk it properly until it becomes frothy.

. Add honey, cashew paste, poppy seed powder to it. 

. Stir it thoroughly until well combined.

. Add the crushed almond to it.

. Your thandai is ready, pour it into glasses.

.Top it with rose petals and saffron. 

Serve it in clay glasses!


The Rose Tea Thandai- Rose tea thandai is often called “gulabi thandai”. As it is mentioned in the name the key taste note of this thandai is Rose. 


. 6 teaspoons of The Tea Shelf Moonlight Rose White Tea

. 400 ml of milk.

. 200 ml of fresh watermelon juice.

. 2 tablespoons of poppy seed powder.

. 2 tablespoons of watermelon seed powder.

. 2 teaspoons of black pepper.

. 1 teaspoon of cardamom powder.

. 1 teaspoon of fennel seed powder.

. 3-4 tablespoons of honey.

. Some Rose petals for toppings.


. Boil the milk up to 90 degree Celsius.

. Add tea to it and brew it for 2-3 minutes.

. Strain the tea into a container.

. Keep it in the refrigerator for 30-40 minutes.

. Take a bigger container.

. Pour the watermelon juice into it.

.  Add the fennel powder, cardamom powder, watermelon seed powder, black pepper, poppy seed powder, tea and honey to it. 

. Now stir it properly until everything gets mixed properly.

. Pour it into clay glasses and top it with rose petals.

The Rose Tea Thandai is ready to be served!


Masala Tea Thandai- Spices play a crucial role to make any thandai delicious & healthy. During holi, the common cold, sneezing, and fever are very common problems. The masala chai thandai is an excellent beverage which can keep this sickness away from you & cure it.  Our Immunity Booster Herbal Tea contains plenty of essential Indian spices, which is a perfect fit for any Masala Thandai.


. 5-6 The Tea Shelf Immunity Booster Herbal Teabags.

. 400 ml of milk.

. 2 tablespoons Poppy seed.

. 2 tablespoons fennel seed.

. 2 teaspoons Black pepper.

. 3-4 tablespoons of Cashew.

. 3-4 tablespoons of honey. 

. 7-8 Ice cubes

. Rose Petals.


. Boil the milk up to 80-90 degree Celsius.

. Add the tea & brew it for 3 minutes.

. Strain the tea into a container and keep it at room temperature until the temperature becomes normal. 

. Put cashew, black pepper, fennel seed, poppy seed into the mixer grinder and mix it.

. Pour the powder into a bigger container. 

. Pour the tea and  honey on it. 

. Add Ice cubes and mix everything.

. Leave the beverage for 5 minutes so that the ice starts melting and the thandai cools down. 

. Pour it into saarvat glasses and top it with rose petals.

You don’t have to serve it. The people around you will grab the glasses!


Mint Matcha Thandai- This vibrant looking thandai is enriched with loads of vitamins & minerals. The fruity & minty taste notes make it so authentic in nature.


. 4-5 teaspoons of The Tea shelf Mint Matcha Green Tea. 

. 100 ml of milk.

. 300 ml of fresh watermelon juice.

. 2 tablespoons of grated cherry.

. 2 tablespoons of cashew powder. 

. 4 tablespoons of honey.


. Add the matcha and milk in a matcha bowl.

. Whisk it in an “M” or “W” shape for a while to make it frothy.

. Transfer the matcha mix to a bigger bowl.

. Add the watermelon juice, cashew powder and honey to it. 

. Everything needs to be mixed properly until the beverage becomes thick.

The Mint Matcha Thandai is ready to serve. Top it with grated cherries before serving.

 See how simple the tea thandai recipes are. Holi is the festival of harmony and  like any other harmonious festival,  holi is incomplete without good food. Thandai is not only a healthy beverage but a traditional one. Each thandai has a different colour and tasting note. All these tea thandai are generally served with various homemade holi special snacks like- motichoor laddu, malpua, gujiya, nimki, heeng kachori. Whether it is thandai or holi food, make it in large quantities. You never know who is planning to surprise you this Holi by visiting you with colourful vibes!