||First in a bowl soak together Poppy seeds, almonds and melon seeds for 5 -6 hours..
||To make sugar syrup in a deep vessel add sugar and water and keep it on medium heat and cook until sugar dissolved completely. cook for another 2 mins and switch off the heat.let the syrup cool for sometime..
||Meanwhile in a grinder jar add fennal seeds, cumin seeds, cardamom and pepper corns.grind them to make fine powder.add dry rose petals and grind again.sieve the mixture and keep aside..
||Now in a blender jar add soaked poppy seeds mixture and blend to fine paste.add some water in between while blending..
||Now add dry sieved masala and poppy seeds mixture to the sugar syrup and mix well.(you can blend the mixture with hand blender too).
||Thandai mix is ready. after cooling pour it in air tight container and store /keep it in refrigerator..
||While making thandai –take a glass ful of chilled milk /water, (any one)add 2-3 tbsp of thandai mix,mix well, strain add ice cubes, garnish with almonds -pista flakes, serve cool..