Hyderabadi Dum Tea Recipe

Hyderabadi Dum Tea Recipe

Hyderabadi Dum Tea Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 4


For The Tea Decoction:

  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 tsp Chai Patti
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 2 Green Cardamoms
  • 1 inch- piece Cinnamon Stick

For The Creamy Milk:

  • 2 cups Whole Milk
  • 2 tbsp Khoya 


Make The Tea Decoction:

  • Add water, tea leaves, sugar, green cardamoms, and cinnamon stick into a saucepan.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Cover the saucepan with a tight-fitting lid and reduce the heat to low.
  • Cook the tea on low heat for 30 minutes.

Make The Creamy Milk:

  • While the tea is cooking on dum, make the milk mixture.
  • Add milk to a saucepan and bring it to a boil on medium-high heat.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and cook until the milk is reduced to half. Stir frequently to avoid scorching at the bottom of the pan.
  • Add khoya and cook for 3-4 minutes until it is mixed well in the milk.

Assemble The Chai:

  • Strain the tea using a tea strainer and pour ¼ cup of decoction in a serving cup.
  • Top with ¾ cup of the milk mixture and serve immediately.

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