The Perfect Pink Tea Recipe

This traditional pink tea originated from the vale of Kashmir that includes some warming spices and a hit of sugar for a rounder, sweeter experience.



Ingredients:

4 cups water

1 star anise

12 cloves

10 cardamoms

½ tsp salt

6 tsp green tea

¼ tsp baking soda

1 cup ice water

2 cups milk

2 ½ tbsp sugar

1 tbsp pistachio



Instructions:

1. Pour water in a large pot

2. Add star anise, cloves, cardamoms, salt to taste, and loose green tea leaves

3. Bring water to a boil

4. Stir in baking soda

5. Simmer tea for 25 minutes on low to medium heat

6. Turn off the heat and add a cup of ice water

7. Aerate for 7-8 minutes

8. Strain out the spices and loose tea leaves and the tea aside (Store tea in the fridge and use it up within a few days )

9. Pour milk in a pot and brink it to a boil

10. Stir in sugar

11. Pour ¼ cup of reserved pink tea

12. Stir in chopped pistachios and almonds and simmer for 4-5 min

13. Ready to enjoy!

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