Kashmiri Chai Recipe

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• 6 tsp Green Tea Leaves
• 15-20 Seeds of green Cardamom plus
• 1-2 tsp. ground Cardamom
• 1-2 tsp. bicarbonate of soda
• 1-2 liter Fresh Full Cream Milk
• 6 tsp. ground pistachio/Almonds
• 6 cups Water
Salt to taste

How to make Kashmiri Chai


• Pour water in a heavy based large pan. Add tea leaves, salt, seeds of green cardamom and bicarbonate of soda.
• Bring to boil reduce heat and simmer briskly for 4-5 minutes or until it reduces to 13 its quantity.
• While it is still boiling pour in it about 2-3 cups of cold water or enough water to make four cups in all.
• Bring to boil and simmer for 4-5 minutes.
• Remove from heat, strain and keep aside.
• Boil the milk with ground cardamom over low heat.
• Pour prepared tea water (Qahwa) in the milk.
• Bring to boil, add salt and simmer for 3-5 minutes over low heat.
• Remove from heat and pour into 6 cups.
• Pour 1 tablespoon of cream or malai. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of pistachio/almonds over it.
• Now it’s ready to serve.

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Here is How to Make Kashmiri Chai Recipe

Summarized Method:

  • Add water to a heavy bottom pan.
  • Add tea leaves, salt, green cardamom pods and bicarbonate of soda (meetha soda).
  • Boil the water and reduce flame. Simmer until water reduced to one third quantity.
  • While the water is still simmering, add 2 to 3 more cups to make it four full cups.
  • Boil again and simmer for around 5 minutes.
  • Now remove water from stove, strain and place at a side.
  • Boil milk in another pan with ground cardamom seeds. Keep the flame low.
  • Add tea water to the milk pan.
  • Boil the mixture and add salt. Simmer for 4 to 5 minutes at low flame.
  • Remove the pan from stove and pour into 6 cups.
  • Pour 1 tablespoon fresh cream and add 1 teaspoon of chopped pistachios and almonds.
  • Mix well. Pink Kashmiri tea is ready to serve.

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What is Kashmiri Tea?

Pink Kashmiri tea is famous Pakistani tea beverage, originated from Kashmir region and so famous with it's region name. It is also sometimes called noon chai. It is pink in color, always emitting a pleasant aroma of spices used in it, topped with diced almonds and pistachios. It is usually drunk in winter or rainy season. As it is a beverage of winters, you may seldom see it in summers.

Kashmiri people make this tea at their homes however in other parts of Pakistan, it is prepared occasionally in gatherings such as weddings ceremonies, parties and get-together events. You can find noon chai recipe as brought to you by KFoods.com.

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Reviews & Comments (59)

Tayyab - Lahore Oct 22, 2018
I could drink this kashmiri chai all day. This is a wonderful combination. Each ingredient is proportioned perfectly and the timing for each phase is right on. Very nice for winter season.
Wajid - Khanewal Sep 27, 2018
I’ve never tried Kashmir tea, but – OMG – this is the prettiest tea I’ve ever seen! I like the texture you’ve described and the addition of cardamom and saffron. That must be a divine drink. And of course, using some baking soda sounds intriguing – I would have never thought It might be used in making tea. Cool!
fatima noor - karachi Aug 07, 2018
This kashmiri tea not only looks beautiful but is super healthy for your body and it works like magic in cooling your body down.
warisha - karachi Feb 20, 2018
This is very lovely tea and I would love to make it for myself. Can you please give a more specific and easier recipe to make a perfect Kashmiri tea?so please give me and so thankful to kfood for this recipe.
safia - Sukkur Jan 08, 2018
I love to drink kashmiri tea in winters but I haven’t made this at home. But this recipe is really good and a must try. I cant wait to make this tea and enjoy with my family.


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Kashmiri Chai (Pink Tea) is traditional and popular beverage of Kashmir. It is also known as ‘noon chai’ and is commonly called ‘pink tea’. It is made with some particular type of tea leaf that is found only in Kashmir. In order to make perfect Kashmiri Chai Recipe the main ingredients include Kashmiri tea leaves, milk, sugar, cardamom, and nuts. Kashmiri Chai recipe is quite different from the traditional black tea. It is popularly consumed in winter season in northern areas of Pakistan. Kashmiri Chai is also served as a hot beverage after lunch or dinner in parties or winter wedding functions in Pakistan. It is a compulsory menu item in almost all restaurants and dhabba.

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