Month: November 2016

How to Make Indian Milk Tea

With cooler weather coming, warmer beverages sound better every day, there’s nothing like a cup of indian milk tea to relax you.

 Indian Milk Tea

Simple and easy way to make your perfect cup of indian tea.

Ingredients for 1 cup

  • 100 mls low fat milk
  • 100 mls water + 2-3 tsp extra water
  • 4 lipton Yellow Label Tea Bags
  • 2 tsp sugar


  1. Add the sugar in your tea cup and place the tea strainer on top.
  2. Cut out the tea bags and set aside the powdered tea leaf.
  3. Heat the milk and the water in a saucepan until you see bubbles on the sides. A thin layer of cream will form on the surface of the milk.
  4. Add the tea leaf powder in the center, thereby break the film of cream and allow the milk to bubble over.
  5. Stir till you get the desired color for your tea.
  6. Strain through a tea strainer from a good height right into the cup. The tea will become more bubbly.
  7. Then pour from the cup into a clean saucepan and then back into the cup. Perform this 3 times as high as possible. It improves the flavors of the tea.
Blue-eyed Indian Milk Tea-seller becomes social media sensation in India and Pakistan
Blue-eyed Tea-seller becomes social media sensation in India and Pakistan

Savor your silky & creamy indian milk tea hot with cookies/biscuits or some indian snacks!

Totally Her Cup of Indian Milk Tea: 26-Year-Old Indian ‘Chai Walli’ Is Australia’s Businesswoman of the Year
Totally Her Cup of Tea: 26-Year-Old Indian ‘Chai Walli’ Is Australia’s Businesswoman of the Year

Whether it’s a happy occasion or a difficult moment, tea is a sweet & spicy way of bringing people together.

first lady Michelle Obama meets with Melania Trump for tea in the yellow oval room of the white house
First Lady Michelle Obama meets with Melania Trump for tea in the yellow oval room of the white house


Health Benefits

Black tea has weight loss aiding abilities. It helps controlling blood sugar levels and curbs the appetite to a great extent.
Tea is associated with a lower risk of developing ovarian cancer.

You can find more informations here


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How to make Saffron & Almond Milk

Saffron & Almond milk is a rejuvenating and flavourful drink which is served on various Indian occasions like weddings and festivals. Saffron & Almond milk is enriched in nutrients and very energetic. This is a very good recipe for kids as almonds are said to have properties to increase memory power.

Saffron & Almond Milk
Quick & Easy Saffron & Almond Milk that can be made at home

Ingredients for Saffron & Almond Milk

  • Full Cream Milk – 500 ml
  • Almonds – 5
  • Pistachios – 5 + (3 crushed for garnishing(Optional))
  • Cashews – 1
  • Cardamom – 2 (open and take out the seeds)
  • Saffron – 2 pinch
  • Sugar – 6 tsp (can be substituted for coconut sugar or honey)


  1. Chop few pistachios and keep aside for final garnishing.
  2. Put all the ingredients except the sugar and saffron to the mixer and grind it until it becomes a fine powder.
  3. In a medium saucepan, bring the milk to a boil, add saffron and sugar.
  4. Reduce the heat to low, Keep stirring for about 3 minutes, in order to avoid sticking the milk at the bottom of saucepan.
  5. Add the powder to the milk and simmer on low heat for another 3 minutes until all the ingredients are well combined.
  6. Turn off the heat  and allow the drink to cool to the room temperature. You can either serve it warm or serve it chilled by keeping it in the refrigerator for 4 hours.
  7. Serve garnished with the thinly sliced pistachios and enjoy this healthy and tasty Saffron & Almond milk!

The result is a sumptuous beverage laced with warm spices that has nutty undertones and a delicate sweetness from the saffron and sugar.

Health benefits

  • Saffron has many medicinal properties, it is effective at treating mild to moderate depression, it also helps in asthma, sleeping habits and many more.
  • Almonds are super nuts for health. It is said that these crunchy and delicious nuts can help you lose weight, protect your heart, increase your energy and even improve your skin tone.
  • Pistachios can maintain the cholesterol level in the body and improve the overall health.
  • Milk provides calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and protein which are all essential for healthy bone growth and development of body.

All these ingredients makes the drink very rich and refreshing. This delicious & nourishing drink makes you forget that you are drinking milk!