Kashmiri Kawa

Kashmiri Kawa

If the COVID pandemic has been a buzzkill to your long-overdue travel plan then this recipe is for you. Bring home the aroma of the scenic lands of Kashmir and share a hot cup of light, fresh and healthy Kahwa with your dear ones.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Makes 2 servings


• 1 tsp green tea

• 3 cups water

• 10-12 strands of saffron

• 112 inch stick cinnamon

• 1 clove

• 1 cardamom crushed

• 112 tsp dried rose petals

• 2 tsp almonds finely chopped

• 1 tsp honey


1. Heat water in a pan.

2. Add saffron, cinnamon, cloves, dried rose petals and cardamom in water to boil.

3. Let it simmer for 3-4 minutes.

4. Switch off the heat and add green tea to the water.

5. Let the tea steep for 2-3 minutes.

6. Strain the kahwa in 2 cups.

7. Add almond slivers and a few strands of saffron.

8. Add honey if desired and serve hot.

Nutritive value per serving:

• Calories: 77.5 kcal

• Protein: 2.5 g

• Fat: 6 g

• Carbohydrates: 6 g

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