Soak almonds overnight or in hot water for 4-5 hours.Peel the skin.
Soak the remaining dry fruits in water for 2 hours.
Grind the dry fruits with rose water,milk/water to form a fine paste and sieve it.
Grind the spices for the thandai mix.Add to the dry fruit mix.
Mix all thandai ingredients.
Boil milk and reduce it to half.
Add saffron and sugar.
Allow it to cool until it comes at room temperature.
Add the thandai mix to the milk.
Allow it to cool in the fridge for 2-3 hours.
You may strain the thandai before serving it.