Kuwaiti Traditional Tea


This is the typical tea you will find in regular houses in Kuwait. It's deliciously aromatic and the spices give it a rich taste.

Prep Time:
2 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 cup


  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 2 whole cardamom pods, broken

  • 1 pinch saffron powder

  • 2 tea bags

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar


  1. Combine the water, saffron, and cardamom in a saucepan over medium heat. Cover, and bring to a boil. Add tea bags, and let the tea steep for a minute, or longer if you like stronger tea. Strain into a cup, and sweeten with sugar if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

26 Calories
0g Fat
6g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 26
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 91mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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