Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Kashmiri Chai کشمیری چائے

Kashmiri Chai  / Kashmiri Tea  is one of the most wonderful tea with its beautiful and eye appealing pink colour. It take time to prepare this wonderful cup of tea. It is usually served on weddings and ceremonies  in Karachi.
Kashmiri Pink Tea

  • Water 2 cup
  • Green Tea leaves (special variety, Tapal's Gulbahar Green Tea is the best to choose)   2 teaspoon
  • Baking soda 1/4 teaspoon
  • Ice cold water 1 and 1/2 cup  
  • Milk powder full cream (Nido)  3 teaspoon
  • Sugar 2-3 teaspoon
  • Cardamom small  broken 3
  • Cloves 3
  • Finely diced almond  10
  • Finely diced pistachio  15


  • Take 2 cup of water in a stainless steel pan.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Then add green tea leaves and continue to cook till water remain half on medium flame.
  • Then add baking soda and bring to boil with continuous stirring (beating/airing) for 3-5 minutes.
  • When colour changes to brownish pink,  turn off the flame.
  • Add ice chilled water in portion and with continuous airing/beating.
  • When colour turns to pink add milk powder, sugar, cardamom, and cloves.
  • Simmer for  5 minutes. 
  • Then filter in another pan, add almond and pistachio and simmer again for few minutes.
  • Delicious and Warmer Kashmiri Chai is ready.
  • Serve hot.