Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 6 mins

This is a traditional green tea recipe from the south east region of Kashmiri. The tea has a mellow taste with a hint of pine/cardamom flavor. I like mine with a little honey.


  1. Put water, saffron and cardamom pods into a small sauce pan and bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  2. Reduce the heat to low and simmer uncovered for about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the tea and reduce the heat to low.
  4. Simmer gently for an additional 2 minutes.
  5. Strain the tea into small tea cups and serve warm.


Most Helpful

Love this aromatic tea. I did`nt simmer just let it infuse in hot water for 5 minutes. Thanks

Rita~ January 21, 2010

As soon as I took a sip I taught :soothing! I had the first cup hot with honey and the second one cold without any sweetener and I liked both. I couldn't taste much the saffron but that's OK coz the cardamon is what makes this recipe.thanks for sharing

littlemafia January 20, 2010

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