Holi 2020: Not Just Thandai; Experiment With These Refreshing Drinks This Festival

Holi is incomplete without indulging in festive-special food and drinks.


  • Holi will be celebrated on March 10 this year.
  • If you are hosting a Holi party, make sure to serve refreshing drinks.
  • Thandai and more, make these drinks for Holi festivtiies.

As we inch towards the fun festival of Holi, excitement has started building up. Preparations have already begun and markets are brimming with different Holi colours, toys, water balloons and Holi-special foods. This year, Holi falls on March 10, which marks the end of the spring season and welcomes summers. The festival of colours is incomplete without indulging in scrumptious foods and refreshing drinks. Thandai is a must, but there are many other drinks besides plain thandai that you can serve if you are hosting a Holi party for your friends and family.

Holi-Special Drinks That You Can Serve During The Festival


The chilled milk-based drinks with a mix of melon seeds, rose water, rose petals and lots of nuts are a must during Holi festivities.

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(Also Read: 11 Best Holi Recipes: Holi Sweets, Snacks, Food & Drinks Recipes)


Paan thandai is a Holi-special drink. 

Paan Thandai

Give a desi and boozy spin to regular thandai by adding gulkand, betal leaf and a generous amount of vodka to it. A perfect fun drink to celebrate the fun festival.

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Almond Milk Thandai

Tired after playing Holi? Get over the energy hump with this vegan delight made with almond milk, which makes for a healthful treat. Roasted watermelon seeds and sunflower seeds level up its nutrition quotient. A pinch of saffron lends it a beautiful colour, and seedless dates will satiate your sweet tooth.

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Berry Kanji

It’s highly unlikely, but if you are bored of thandai, kanji is another popular drink that is served during Holi. It is a fermented tangy drink made with lots of spices and frozen berries. It is served with mint leaves and lemon wedges, making an exciting melange of tangy, spicy and tarty flavours.

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This is another unique take on traditional kanji. It is a concoction of two healthy vegetables – carrots and beetroot. If you want to impress your guests with something different, you must consider this lip-smacking drink.

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Rang Rasia

If you are throwing an extravagant party for Holi, this dark rum cocktail is just what you should give your guests and help them have a good time.

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(Also Read: Here Are 3 Kanji Recipes To Try For Your Holi Feast)


Make a nice cocktail for Holi. 

LIIT Thandai

Is LIIT the first thing that you order when you go to a bar? Have you favourite drink in the form of a thandai. A heady mix of vodka, rum and gin in a cooling thandai is the perfect drink for a rocking Holi party.

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Have a fun-filled, chilled out Holi 2020 with these refreshing drinks. Make your pick and try these easy drink recipes for the festival.

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