There is no season for tea and coffee, however, winter and tea are essential. This is because of the heat generated in the body by this unique drink which gives us the courage to stay active even in the freezing winds of winter.
having a cup of Kashmiri tea in the cold winter winds doubles taste of the season and it has also ample of benefits.
Kashmiri tea is mainly served on special occasions, such as weddings while it is sold in many small shops during the winter season.
If we use all the ingredients and quantity accurately, we can get the taste of the market and the restaurant at home.
Here is a very simple and short recipe for Kashmiri tea.
Green tea leaves – a tablespoon
Green Cardamom – four or five
Baking soda – a pinch
Salt – a pinch
Sugar – to taste
Milk – one litre
Water – four cups
Almonds and pistachios – to taste
Put water in a large utensil, then add green tea leaves, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and salt and bring to a boil. When the water starts to boil, add soda and mix well.
Then cook it until the water is dry and one cup is left.