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KASHMIRI KAHWA - Saffron Spice Tea

Updated: Oct 5, 2020

This recipe is for a traditional Kashmiri tea which is consumed by the people of Kashmir after a heavy meal.

I first had this tea almost 2 years back from a place near my house. I just loved the flavour it gave out. A little sweet and the lingering smell of all those spices.

A sip of this hot tea during cold winter is surely warming to the soul.

This tea s a blend of various spices and almonds. Do give this tea a try as it’s Very easy to make.

Benefits and the science behind drinking this spice blend tea:


Green tea is said to be good for weight loss as it helps in making the body's metabolism more efficient. It has catechin flavonoid, which is an antioxidant and boosts metabolism.


When used as a weight-loss aid, saffron is meant to curb appetite and reduce cravings. Some proponents suggest that saffron increases brain levels of serotonin and, in turn, helps prevent compulsive overeating and the associated weight gain.


According to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity, almonds may help you shed those unwanted pounds. Researchers found that people eating a diet rich in almonds lost more weight than those on a high-carb diet with the same number of calories.


Cinnamon has been shown to reduce some of the bad effects of eating high-fat foods. This can help in an overall weight loss plan. Its effect on blood glucose levels can also help your body ultimately lose weight.


The eugenol present in clove helps ease digestion; healthy digestion is key to effective weight loss. Clove also helps rev up metabolism naturally. By fighting free radical activity, cloves may also help give you a beautiful skin.


An effective digestive stimulant and diuretic, cardamom boosts metabolism and helps the body burn fat more effectively. Managing conditions like indigestion, constipation, and water retention, elaichi makes for an important weight loss spice.


Rose tea is herbal and is known to improve digestion system. As a healthy digestive system is important for weight loss, drinking a cup or two of rose tea aids weight loss. Helps in removing toxins: Due to its diuretic effect, it also prevents urinary tract infections.

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