sheer chai recipesheer chai

How to Make Sheer Chai (Pink Tea)

Sheer chai from Kashmir with its distinctive pink color. Sheer Chai also called Salt tea, Sheer Chai, Pink tea. Kashmiri tea is a traditional tea beverage made in Kashmir. The name “Noon” refers not to the time of day, but is a local word for salt- “Noon”.
It is made from special tea leaves, milk, and salt. A pinch of baking soda is added to help give it a pink color. It is prepared with pistachios and cardamom and is consumed primarily at special occasions, weddings, and during the winter months when it is sold at many kiosks.

Ingredients:

  1. Water – 2 cup
  2. Green tea – 2 tsp
  3. Milk – 2 cups
  4. Baking soda – ¼ tsp
  5. Salt – to taste
  6. Green cardamoms – 2
  7. Star anise – 1
  8. Cream/malai – as required
  9. Crushed almond and pistachio – 1 tbsp

Method:

Put 1 cup of water, tea and baking soda in a saucepan. Bring to boil until color of tea turns reddish brown and water left half quantity, mix well. Now add one cup cold water, cardamom and star anise.  Boil again for 5 minutes. Add salt and milk, color of tea will turn pink. Boil 1 more minute, strain and pour in cups. Garnish with some cream/malai, crushed almond and pistachio. Serve with hot roth and enjoy.

1 Shares:
2 comments
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like
Darya Ganj ka Rabri falooda
Read More

Darya Ganj ka Rabri Falooda

Darya Ganj ka Rabri Falooda Darya Ganj ka Rabri Falooda Khoya (Mawa) Malai Kulfi Ingredients: Milk – 4…
Makhni Halwa
Read More

Makhni Halwa: English – Urdu Recipe

Makhni Halwa Ingredients: Semolina – 250g Milk – ½ litre Ghee – 250g Sugar – 250g Green cardamoms…
Potato Dough Minced Pie
Read More

Potato Dough Minced Pie

Potato Dough Minced Pie Today I made potato dough!! Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? Yes, it’s an amazing and…