Music, Poetry, Literature, Culture
Music, Poetry, Literature, Culture


Thadal is a cooling and energizing drink, used by the pehlwan of the Sindh province in Pakistan. The drink keep the wrestlers liver cool during fights and exercises.[1] The drink is prepared using ground char magaz, dry fruits, pepper and almonds.
The refresher is said to be so cooling that it can give you a cold, so a pinch of black pepper is added.
1.5 liter Water
300 g Sugar
250 ml Milk
20 pc of Almonds [Badam]
Seeds of Tarbooz [watermelon] 1 tspn
Kharbooza [Cantaloupes] 1 tspn
1/2 Table Spoon of Saunf [Fennel]
1/2 Spoon Ilaychi Powder [cardamom]
1/2 Spoon Khashkhas [poppy seeds]
10 Kali Mirch [black pepper]
50 g Gulqand Gulkand or 20 dried/fresh Rose Petals
Method: Soak the sugar in about 0.5 liters of water. Clean all the ingredients & soak them in 400 ml. of water. Keep the mixture for 2–3 hours. Grind the soaked ingredients for getting a paste. Add the remaining water and put under strong stir. Filter the liquid, add sugar solution, milk and rose water. Mix well. Get chilled before serving, can add ice for the purpose.