The traditional Tea beverage that owes its beginnings to the Indian Subcontinent and currently the most popular of hot beverage drinks in the Middle East.

Although served hot, here is a cold and refreshing version of the Chai Karak flavoured with Rose, making it perfect for the season.

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Ingredients  Quantity
Water 2 cups
Black tea leaves 3 tsp
Rose petals, dried 1/2 tsp
Saffron Few strands
Cardamom, crushed 2 pods
Cinnamon stick 1 inch
Evaporated milk 1/2 cup or as required
Sugar 4 tsp


Method of Preparation

  • Place water in a saucepan and add tea leaves, saffron, cinnamon stick, crushed cardamom seeds, and rose petals and bring to a boil.
  • Lower the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add evaporated milk and sugar as desired and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  •  Remove from heat, stir and allow to stand for a few minutes.
  • Strain and serve hot or cold with ice cubes.