The thin strands of saffron are mightier than they look! Loaded with rich health benefits, the Kashmiri Kahwa is a timeless classic for a variety of reasons.
Saffron is a holy grail ingredient with tremendous benefits when consumed regularly.It boosts cardiovascular health, possesses some anti-cancer properties, helps alleviate symptoms of PMS, promotes satiety and helps in the treatment of anxiety and depression.
Combined with the goodness of saffron, cardamom and cinnamon- the potent Kashmiri Kahwa is a concoction that scores on taste as well as health.
Together, the ingredients that formulate our Kashmiri Kahwa are beneficial for improving immunity, a good digestive system, healthy hair and skin; and are rich in anti-oxidants. It is also great for stress relief.
Add 1 drop in green/black tea, add sweetener as per taster. Add sliced almonds for better results.
Maida - 1 ¾ cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Milk - 1 cup
Instant coffee powder - 3 tsp
Refined oil - 5 tbsp.
Sodium bicarbonate - 1 tsp
Cardamom Spice Drop™ - 6 drops
White vinegar - 1 tbsp
Icing Sugar - 1 ½ cups
Hot water - 3 tbsp (Approximately)
Cardamom Spice Drop™ - 2 drops
Roasted & chopped cashew nuts - 2 tbsp
Heat the milk, dissolve coffee and sugar in it and allow cooling.Add vinegar, Spice Drop™ and oil to it.Add maida with soda and add the milk mixture to it.
Beat till smooth. Knead very well. Form lime size balls and flatten slightly.Pour in a greased cake tin and bake in a pre-heated oven (170°C) till done (about 45 minutes).
Turn out on a wire rack and allow cooling.Mix icing sugar with hot water and Spice Drop™ to soft spreading consistency.Spread over the cake and sprinkle cashew nuts on top.