Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea


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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 (2 serving )
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Ingredients
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
Method
  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 per serving
Energy169 cal
Protein3.3 g
Carbohydrates17.6 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat9.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A0 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.7 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Calcium36.8 mg
Iron0.8 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium0 mg
Potassium0 mg
Zinc0.6 mg

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Reviews

Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea
5
 on 03 Mar 17 06:40 PM


Kashmiri Kahwa
5
 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...
Kashmiri Kahwa
5
 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.