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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 3 tbsp - Kashmiri green tea
  • 1 inch piece - cinnamon, powdered
  • 5 - cardamom, crushed whole under a mallet
  • 10 - almonds, blanched and crushed
  • 5 - saffron strands
  • 400 ml - hot water

How to Make Kahwa

  • Heat half water, add cinnamon, cardamom, simmer for 8-10 minutes. Add saffron, sugar, stir once.
  • When strong aroma exudes, and water is brownish, add remaining water.
  • Bring to a boil, add leaves, take off fire, cover with lid, keep aside.
  • Stand and allow leaves to brew for 3-4 minutes.
  • Rinse 5 individual cups with hot water.
  • Put 1/5th portions of almonds in each cup.
  • Pour steaming hot kahwa through a strainer into cups.