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KEHWA/Mugil Chai (Kashmiri Green Tea)

Serving size: 4 people

Ingredients :

  • 4 cups water,
  • a pinch of dalchini/cinnamon,
  • 1/2 tsp fresh green tea (crushed),
  • 2 choti elaichi/cardamom,
  • 3 or 4 badams/almond (crushed),
  • sugar to taste.

Method:

  • Take water in a vessel or kettle.
  • Add crushed tea leaves and allow it to one boil.
  • Add sugar to taste.
  • Add crushed elaichi, dalchini and shredded badam while tea is boiling and cover.
  • The tea is now ready to drink.

If you don't like tea leaves with tea. Put elaichi, badam in a cup and pour tea through sieve into the cup, and serve.

Mugil chai is usually made in samovar but if samovar is not available make in pan or vessel.