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Saffron - Saffron Tea Recipe | How to make Saffron Tea

Sumit Malhotra
Saffron - Saffron Tea Recipe | How to make Saffron Tea - Saffron Tea or Kesar Chai is one refreshing beverage that can enhance your mood and relieve stress. This sweet, subtle infusion also helps maintain the heart, improve your skin health and even enhance eyesight.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Beverage, Tea
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 Serving
Calories 5 kcal


  • 1.5 Cup Water
  • 15 gram Saffron Roughly 10-12 Strands
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh Ginger Grated
  • 0.5 Piece Lemon
  • 10-12 Piece Fresh Mint Leaves


  • Bring a cup of water to boil
  • Add saffron strands.
  • Add other spices for flavour (cinnamon, ginger, lemon, and mint)
  • Let it all steep for 5-6 minutes
  • Strain & pour yourself a hearty kesar chai.


  • Saffron Tea or Kesar Chai  is subtly earthy and grassy notes with sweet, floral, honey-like undertones.
  • If you like you tea sweeter, simply add some honey to taste.
  • You may choose to add cardamom to saffron tea as well if you like the taste.
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