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Kashmiri Tea (Kashmiri Chai) Recipe

Ingredients:
  • 1 tsp. Loose Tea (Lipton, Red Label, Tappal, or any of your preference.)
  • 4 Cardamom Pods (Choti Ilaichi) (bruised)
  • 1 small Cinnamon Stick (Dal Cheeni) (broken upin half)
  • A pinch of Saffron Threads (Zaffron) (this gives the tea the pink color.)
  • 4 cups Water
  • 2 tbsp. Almonds (Baadaam) (finely powdered)
  • Honey (Shehed) (to taste)

Directions:
  1. Combine all of ingredients above except the honey and almonds in a saucepan. Bring to a boil on a medium flame. Reduce heat to a simmer and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Add a teaspoon of almonds in the bottom of each cup for serving and pour the hot tea over. Sweeten with honey to taste before serving.


Serving Suggestions: Serve Hot
Yield: 6 Servings
Degree of Difficulty: Easy
Recipe Category: Hot Beverage
Recipe Ethnic Group: Kashmiri

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