Kashmiri Kawa Tea Recipe

Kashmiri Kahwa Tea Recipe

Kashmiri Kawa Tea Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 2
Calories 54 kcal


  • 3 cup Water
  • 12 strands Saffron
  • ½ inch piece of Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 Clove
  • 1 Whole Green Cardamom
  • ½ tsp Dried Rose Petals
  • ½ tsp Kashmiri Green Tea
  • 2 tsp Almonds
  • 2 tsp Honey


  • Heat water in a pan over medium-high heat.
  • Once the water comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low.
  • Add saffron, cinnamon, clove, cardamom, and dried rose petals to the pan and let the water simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • Switch off the heat.
  • Add green tea to the pan and stir gently. 
  • Let the chai steep for a minute.
  • Strain the kawa into 2 cups using a fine tea strainer. 
  • Add 1 teaspoon of slivered almond slivers and 1-2 strands of saffron to each cup. 
  • Add honey if you like your kawa slightly sweet. Serve hot.
  • Tip – You can cover the pan with a lid to keep the tea warm.

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