Karak Tea is very popular in UAE and other Middle Eastern countries. This delectable fragrant milky tea is spiced with cardamom and saffron, the two secret ingredients that goes into making it. Evaporated milk, which is thick and creamy is also used in this recipe.
You can enjoy this Karak Chai along with cookies, biscuits, dates, donuts or any savory snacks as accompaniments. So check out the step by step pictorial recipe to prepare this most favored and comforting drink.
- 2 cups water
- 2-3 green cardamom, crushed
- 2 tbsp. black tea leaves / dust
- 2 tbsp. sugar or to taste
- 1/2 cup evaporated milk
- pinch pf saffron
Heat water in a saucepan along with crushed cardamom and let it come to a boil.
Add sugar and keep stirring till it dissolves.
Now add the tea and bring it to a boil.
Add the milk and simmer on a low flame for 4-5 minutes.
Switch off the flame and strain in a tea pot or in individual tea cups.
Garnish with few strands of saffron and enjoy !!!!!1
Switch off the flame & strain in a tea pot or in individual tea cups.