Kashmiri Chai

Posted: July 25, 2010 in Kitchen
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Kashmiri Chai

Kashmiri Chai

6 teaspoon green tea leaves
15 seeds of green cardamom
1\2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1\2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1\2 liter milk, full cream
– fresh cream ( malai)
6 teaspoons pistachio , grounded
6 cups water

1. Pour water in a heavy based large pan. Add tea leaves, salt, seeds of green cardamom and bicarbonate of soda.

2. Bring to boil reduce heat and simmer briskly for 45 minutes or until it reduces to 1\3 its quantity.

3. While it is still boiling pour in it about 2-3 cups of cold water or enough water to make four cups in all. Bring to boil and simmer for 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat, strain and keep aside.

to be continue..

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