Nutritional Facts of Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea, Calories in Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea

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How many calories does one serving of Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea have?

One serving of Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea gives 169 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 71 calories, proteins account for 13 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 85 calories.  One serving of Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea provides about 0 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea Calorie. 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. Have the Kashmiri Kahwa drink on a cold winter day to keep you warm.

Aside from Kashmiri Kahwa (Kashmiri Tea) you can also try other healthy and unique drinks like the Orange Green Tea and Phudina Green Tea.

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Is Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea healthy?

No this is not healthy.

Let's understand the Ingredients of Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea.

What's good in Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea.

Kashmiri green tea leaves: As the name says it is a special chai from Kashmir. It is also called qehwa, kehwa or kahwa. It is made from green tea leaves but tastes very different in taste. The leaves used to make this tea are bambay chay. Along with bambay chay, sugar, cardamom, almonds, cinnamon stick, pistachio and pinch of saffron is brewed and more sugar is added and served without milk. Kahwah is usually served to guests or as part of a celebration dinner, and saffron (kong) is added to the kahwah for special visitors. It is often served in tiny, shallow cups.

Saffron (Kesar) : Saffron is widely used in Ayurvedic remedies for a range of conditions from arthritis and asthma to infertility and impotence. Saffron has a reputation for strengthening the stomach and promoting its functioning.

Benefits of Cinnamon, dalchini, cinnamon powder : Cinnamon with its antioxidant power has the ability to reduce inflammation in the body and thus reduce the risk of various chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, cancer etc. Cinnamon since ages has been known to be beneficial for diabetics. Diabetes is a disease which occurs due to insulin resistance. Intake of cinnamon is said to reduce this resistance and instead improve insulin sensitivity in cells thereby helping to maintain normal blood sugar levels. cinnamon helps to reduce the blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels and thus prevents clot formation. See detailed benefits of cinnamon.

Benefits of Cardamom, Elaichi : Cardamom has essential oil which is known to be effective is killing bacteria. This antimicrobial power of cardamom helps in relieving some stomach rpoblems like stomachache, cramps, flatulence etc. The sweet yet strong aroma of cardamom makes it perfect to control Halitosis (bad breath). The mineral manganese in cardamom may help in the lower blood sugar levels and good for diabetics. See detailed benefits of cardamom.

Almonds (badam) Almonds are rich in B complex vitamins such as Vitamin B1, ThiamineVitamin B3, Niacin and Folate which plays an important role in the brain development. Almonds balances your cholesterol levels. almonds have a very low glycemic index and good for diabetics. See all 13 super health benefits of almonds.

What's problem in Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea.

Sugar : Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss.

Can healthy individuals have Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea?

No, This tea contain 2 tablespoons of  SUGAR, which is not good for anyone's healthy.

How to burn 169 calories that come from Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea?

Walking (6 kmph)                     =     51      mins
Running (11 kmph)                   =      17      mins
Cycling (30 kmph)                    =     23      mins
Swimming (2 kmph)                 =      29      mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy169 cal8%
Protein3.3 g6%
Carbohydrates17.6 g6%
Fiber0.3 g1%
Fat9.4 g14%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A0 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.7 mg6%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E4.2 mg28%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)6.4 mcg3%
Calcium36.8 mg6%
Iron0.8 mg4%
Magnesium59.7 mg17%
Phosphorus78.4 mg13%
Sodium0 mg0%
Potassium137.6 mg3%
Zinc0.6 mg6%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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