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Jigarthanda is a popular cold beverage in Madurai, Tamilnadu. This is an easy method, which is bit different from Jil Jil Jigarthanda, but tastes great!

  • Badham pisin – Marble size
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or strawberry custard powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Scoop of any ice cream
  • Rose syrup /any fruit crush
  1. Take a marble size Badham pisin and soak in ½ cup of water for 8 hrs. It will form as a jelly.
  2. Make custard with 1/3 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla/strawberry custard powder, 1 tablespoon sugar and Cool it.
  3. In a glass arrange the below listed ingredients as layer by layer:
  4. Pour cooled custard at the bottom of the glass.
  5. Then add the soaked badam pisin
  6. Next layer add strawberry crush.
  7. Top it with a scoop of any ice cream
  8. Finally you can add rose syrup /any fruit crush, to your taste.
  • Badham pisin is a cooling agent, available in herbal medicines shops.
  • This is different from goond (gaund) used in the North.