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Kuwaiti Traditional Tea

MERKA2125

"This is the typical tea you will find in regular housed in Kuwait. Its deliciously aromatic and the spices give it a rich taste."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 26 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cup)

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  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; 0.1 g fat; 6.2 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 2 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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--- the saffron I originally use is not "powdered". Its the "hair-like-strings". There must have been a confusion with the editing of the recipe, as I recall never mentioning the type of saffr...

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Not my cup of tea, but not terrible.

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--- the saffron I originally use is not "powdered". Its the "hair-like-strings". There must have been a confusion with the editing of the recipe, as I recall never mentioning the type of saffr...

Finally, a use for all those cardamon pods I have. A wonderful tea. Thanks for the recipe.

what a great change of pace! I made this for my husband using black tea and sugar. It tasted so good that I wanted to try it with green tea and sweetener for myself. I have to say that I like...

Wonderful tea!

Try serving this with Basboosa (the recipe is on this website). They're good together. The first time I attempted this, I used black tea, but I couldn't taste the cardamom. The second time, I us...

This is a nice change from just a regular cup of tea. The spices give it a nice flavor (they are a bit expensive, but should last for quite a while). If you like tea with a little more/differe...

I found this easy and refreshing. I found Darjeeling tea was good with this, as it's not too strong.

We used thread saffron .. about 12 - 20 per pinch .. and green tea .. thank you

its really good . I am kuwaiti girl btw so i know the taste of a true kuwaiti traditional tea . spanish saffron is what we use in our house . you can use threads instead of saffron powder ( u ca...