Sheer Chai (Namkeen Chai) also called as Noon Chai is a very common drink in Kashmir. Sheer regers to Sheeera (Kada) that it is made of. It helps in digestion and is useful in throat infections.
The combination of sheer Chai and roth is very famous in Kashmir. Here is a link on how to make Roth.
Objective: Learn how to make Sheer Chai (Noon Chai)
Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes
Cooking Time: 4-6 minutes
Total time: 19-25 minutes
Cuisine: Indian (Kashmiri)
Video: Watch step by step method here for preparation of Sheer (Noon) Chai
Video Duration: 10:18 Minutes
- Sheer Chai (Paher chai) tea leaves.
- Green cardam 4-5
- Salt 1/2 tsp
- Milk 2 cups
How to make Sheer (Noon) Chai:
Take a pan and add 1 1/2 glasses of water to it.
Turn the flame on.
When water gets slightly warm add the tea leaves and baking soda to the water. Let the water come to a boil.
turn the flame low and let it simmer for around 15-20 minutes till the colour of the water turns dark reddish and the water is reduced a very little.
Add 2 cups of water and 2 cups of milk to the pan.
Add app. (1/4) salt as per taste.
Add 3-4 green cardamoms and let it come to a boil.
Pour the tea in the cups.
Add 1-2 tsp of fresh cream to the cups and it is ready to serve.
In Kashmir the combo of Sheer Chai with Roth is a treat. Here is the link how to make Roth.
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