Kashmiri Pink Tea Recipe
Kashmiri Pink Tea or Kashmiri Chai (Gulabi Chai) is also known as Noon Chai in different places. It is noted that in the Kashmiri language, the word noon means salt as it is salty by default. Kashmiri tea or Sabz Chai has a little thick consistency and along with a buttery and creamy taste. However, it is also thin enough to take a gentle sip. Kashmiri tea’s origin is still unknown but it is believed to belong from the Himalayan areas of Pakistan, India, China, Nepal, and Bhutan. In Afghanistan, it is also called Sheer Chai or Shor Chai.
Kashmiri tea (Gulabi Chai) has several benefits such as it is full of energy. It enhances mental alertness, increases body fluid levels, and reduces joint pains and headaches.
In Pakistan, Kashmiri Chai (Gulabi Chai) also prepares through different methods. On special events such as weddings and parties, it is served with nuts and sugar. In the winter season, it becomes the favorite drink of Pakistanis. However, in Kashmir, it is an integral part of their tradition and Kashmiris consume it 2 to 3 times daily with other food items such as Kash¬miri bread, kulchas, baqarkhanis, sheermaal, kandir tchot, etc.