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Saffron Tea Recipe

18.11.19 /

Ingredients

  • Water, 4 cups
  • Green cardamom pods, 2, bruised
  • Saffron, 1/2 teaspoon, ground
  • Rose water, 1/2 cup
  • Sugar, 2 tablespoons
  • Organic rose buds or petals to serve

Method

  1. Add the cardamom pods and saffron to a kettle, along with the water, rose water, and sugar.
  2. Stir the mixture to dissolve the sugar.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the cardamom pods before serving.
  5. Add rose buds and petals.
  6. Serve in a tea glass with saffron rock candy on the side.

alternative Method

Brew black loose-leaf tea as you usually would, just add 1/2 teaspoon of ground saffron!

Makes 6 cups

Image credit: Nini Ordoubadi

Source:  Tching

Saffron Tea Recipe

Recipe by Saffron and MoreCourse: Drinks, Recipes
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes

Ingredients

  • Water, 4 cups

  • Green cardamom pods, 2, bruised

  • Saffron, 1/2 teaspoon, ground

  • Rose water, 1/2 cup

  • Sugar, 2 tablespoons

  • Organic rose buds or petals to serve

Directions

  • Add the cardamom pods and saffron to a kettle, along with the water, rose water, and sugar.
  • Stir the mixture to dissolve the sugar.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the cardamom pods before serving.
  • Add rose buds and petals.
  • Serve in a tea glass with saffron rock candy on the side.

Parya Zaghand

While I think of myself as an Aussie, I’m also proud as punch of my Iranian heritage. So much so, in 2013, I created a business built around the mouth-watering delicacies of Persia; bringing you flavours of the real Iran. I wanted to create a space at the table for the golden-petaled spice: Persian Saffron.