How to make Kashmiri Kahwa Tea at Home

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INGREDIENTS (How to make Kashmiri Kahwa Tea at Home)

  • Only 2 cups water – 500 ml
  • And 2 inches cinnamon (dalchini) – use true cinnamon and not cassia cinnamon
  • More 2 green cardamoms (choti elaichi)
  • 2 cloves (lavang)
  • 5 to 6 dried rose petals – optional
  • 2 tablespoons sugar or add as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon green tea or add as required
  • 4 to 5 almonds sliced or crushed or chopped – optional
  • 10 to 12 strands of saffron – optional
How to make Kashmiri Kahwa Tea at home

INSTRUCTIONS (How to make Kashmiri Kahwa Tea at Home)

Step 1:

  • Get all the spices ready before you start making kahwa.
  • Take the cinnamon, cloves and green cardamoms in a mortar-pestle. crush them lightly.
  • Slice 4 to 5  almonds thinly. almonds can be crushed also in the mortar-pestle. you can even use 2 to 3 walnuts in place of almonds – chop them and add.
How to make Kashmiri Kahwa Tea at Home

Step 2:

  • In a saucepan, take 2 cups water. place saucepan on the stove-top on a medium flame.
  • Add the lightly crushed spices and dried rose petals in the water.
  • Add 2 tablespoons sugar or add as per taste.
  • Let the water come to a gentle boil on a medium flame.
  • Switch off the flame. place the pan on the kitchen counter-top. add 1 teaspoon green tea. you can add less or more green tea leaves as you prefer.
  • Cover the pan with its lid and steep green leaves in the hot water for 3 minutes.
  • After 3 minutes, pour kahwa tea in small cups using a tea strainer.
  • Add 3 to 4 saffron strands and sliced almonds in each cup.
  • Serve kahwa and enjoy this fragrant mild green tea.
How to make Kashmiri Kahwa Tea at Home

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