Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea

Kashmiri Kahwa

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Kashmiri Kahwa, a classic drink from the Himalayan valley, is a soul-warming drink that resonates with the power of Indian spices.

Here, green tea is infused with a range of spices including cinnamon and cardamom, and served with a touch of saffron and a garnish of chopped almonds.

Indeed, this is one exciting cuppa that you will love to smell, sip and bite too! You will find that the Kashmiri Kahwa will instantly perk you up with its amazing aroma and flavour.

You can also try other unique drinks like the Orange Green Tea and Phudina Green Tea .

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Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea recipe - How to make Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings (2serving )
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4 tsp kashmiri green tea leaves
1/4 tsp saffron (kesar) strands
1 small piece cinnamon (dalchini)
2 cardamoms (elaichi) , slightly crushed
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
2 tbsp sugar
1/4 cup finely chopped almonds (badam)

For The Garnish
a few saffron (kesar) strands
  1. Combine the saffron strands and 1 tbsp of warm water in a small bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Boil 2 cups of water in a saucepan, add the cinnamon stick , cardamom, cloves and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for approx. 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Lower the flame, add the kashmiri green tea leaves, mix well and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Strain the tea in a deep bowl using a strainer.
  5. Transfer the mixture into a saucepan, add the saffron-water mixture and almonds, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy169 cal
Protein3.3 g
Carbohydrates17.6 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat9.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg

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Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea
 on 26 Jun 18 12:09 PM

I have bought ready made from Kashmir but if I boil so much you get kadava taste Regards Sheela
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sheela, Simmer it just for 2-3 minutes. Do not boil it.
26 Jun 18 04:58 PM
Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea
 on 24 Mar 18 06:56 PM

It''s amazing... I just test it n am speechless..... Thanks a lot for it. I added a few drops of lemon juice n some ice cubes, N it was too yummy drink... ..
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your kind words...do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed it...happy cooking !!
26 Mar 18 08:44 AM
Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea
 on 03 Mar 17 06:40 PM

Kashmiri Kahwa
 on 20 Jan 17 05:14 PM

I have been dying to have an authentic kahwa...... thanks for sharing this because me and my husband have kahwa on sunday''s.... the flavor''s of the saffron are so pleasant and delightful...
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Shawni, We are delighted you loved the Kashmiri Kahwa recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking!
26 Jun 18 04:54 PM
Kashmiri Kahwa
 on 23 Apr 13 10:14 AM

Cloves, cinnamon and ginger make the perfect warm drink to soothe your throat with the lovely flavor of saffron.