Kashmiri Kahwah Tea

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Kahwah is a traditional green tea preparation consumed in Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, some regions of Central Asia and in northern India especially in the Kashmir Valley.
The tea is made by boiling green tea leaves with saffron strands, cinnamon bark, cardamom pods and occasionally Kashmiri roses to add a great aroma. Generally, it is served with sugar or honey and crushed nuts, usually almonds or walnuts.
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Served As: Beverages
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Calories 10 kcal
Servings 2

Ingredients
 

  • 1 tsp Kashmiri Kahwah green tea leaves
  • 2 cup Water 1/2 cups
  • Sugar or Honey - as per taste
  • 8 -10 Almonds sliced
  • 1 tsp Pink rose petals
  • 1 pinch Saffron a generous pinch
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon bark
  • 2 to 3 Clove
  • 2 to 3 Cardamom
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Instructions
 

  • Start by heating the water in a pan
    Kashmiri Kahwah Tea - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Next add in the saffron, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, rose petals and almonds and allow to simmer for 3 to 4 minutes
    Kashmiri Kahwah Tea - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Switch off the gas and add in the tea leaves, allow to steep for one minute and drain off the water, discarding the tea leaves.
    Kashmiri Kahwah Tea - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • In a serving cup add a few almond slices, some saffron strands and a few rose petals.
    Kashmiri Kahwah Tea - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Pour the prepared tea over the nuts and rose petals, add in sugar or honey as required. Serve hot.
    Kashmiri Kahwah Tea - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 10kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 0.3g | Fat: 0.4g | Saturated Fat: 0.04g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.03g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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  1. Wonderful recipe. Learning a lot from you with respect to tea and beverages. Is there any specific variety of pink rose to be used or any pink colored rose will do?5 stars

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