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Diet & Nutrition
Kashmiri Kahwa With Green Tea
Jan 2019
Dr. K Lakshmi
Head Holistic Nutrition, AHC ApolloLife

Health Benefits

  • It is usually served after meals as it aids in digestion and burns fat.
  • It reduces the risk of heart diseases by keeping the bad cholesterol in check
  • Saffron used in the Kahwa aids in building immunity and keeps the bodys defence mechanism in check.
  • It is an antioxidant drink which can be a stress buster and can help in improving your metabolism and prevent cold and cough during the winters.
  • It is caffeine free and hence can replace your regular tea and coffee.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon green tea
  • A pinch of Saffron
  • 2 Whole green cardamoms
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • ½ spoon Honey
  • Water
  • 2 Almonds and pistachios (crushed)

Preparation

  • In a pan boil half a cup of water and allow it to boil.
  • Add 2 sticks of cinnamon and 4 cardamoms.
  • Let it boil for half a min and now add a pinch of saffron. Allow it to boil for a min.
  • Now add half more cup of water and allow it boil. Add a teaspoon of green tea.
  • Turn off the heat and strain it into a cup add 1/2 teaspoon of honey.
  • Now add crushed almonds and pistachios as a topping and serve.

Nutritive Value

  • Calories: 15.4 cals
  • Carbohydrates: 4 grams
  • Protein: 4 Grams, Fat: 0, Fibre: 0