Lebanese White Coffee(Kahwe Bayda)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

This simple caffeine free drink is served in the mountains of Lebanon, especially after a meal heavy in garlic. It is basically a mint tea with orange blossom water. From the cookbook From the Tables of Lebanon, Traditional Vegetarian Cuisine. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from the heat.
  2. Add the mint leaves and orange blossom water.
  3. Let set for at least 5 minutes.
  4. Strain out the mint leaves, and serve in small demitasse cups. Sweeten to taste if desired.
  5. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

Absolutely delicious! I'm eating pemmican bars with my tea :) I think this would be delicious iced, too. Made for NA/ME Tag.

Elmotoo April 20, 2013