• Ingredients: 16
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Bake: 15 min

Kashmiri chai with gin with special equipment: a mortar and pestle or an electric coffee/spice grinder. To make this kashmiri chai with gin for 4 persons you will need 10 min for preaparation and 15 min for baking.


  • Special equipment: a mortar and pestle or an electric coffee/spice grinder

Mustard-onion salsa

Curry oil

Minted yogurt

  • 2/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsps. chopped fresh mint


For Serving


  1. Step 1 Finely grind nuts, cardamom, cinnamon, and saffron with mortar and pestle or in grinder. Add nutmeg.
  2. Step 2 Bring milk just to a simmer in a 2-quart heavy saucepan, then whisk in brown sugar, salt, and nut mixture and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes to infuse flavors.
  3. Step 3 Meanwhile, bring water to a boil in a 1-quart saucepan, then add tea leaves and boil 1 minute. Pour tea through a fine-mesh sieve into hot-milk mixture, discarding tea leaves, and cook chai over low heat 1 minute.

Nutrition information

Calories 229 Carbohydrates 20 g (7%)
Fat 6 g (10%) Protein 5 g (10%)
Saturated Fat 3 g (13%) Sodium 134 mg (6%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g Fiber 1 g (4%)
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g Cholesterol 12 mg (4%)