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Authentic Recipe of Noon Chai. Refreshing Indian Traditional Pink Tea from Kashmir.

Noon Chai, also known as Sheer Chai, is a traditional tea of Kashmir made with special tea leaves, milk, and baking soda.

Things to know about Noon Chai Recipe

Noon Chai is an Indian traditional beverage in Kashmir. Kashmiris are known to be tea connoisseurs, and this special tea is a pride in their culture. The eye-appealing pink color of the tea makes it a favorite of people. The word “Noon” means “salt” in Kashmiri, and “Chai” means “tea.”

The origin of the beverage is not confirmed, but many people believe that it originated in the Kashmir valley. Some experts, however, argue that the tea originated in Turkestan. The drink is consumed throughout Kashmir twice a day, served with traditional varieties of bread.

The Kashmiri kettle, Samovar, is used to brew and serve the pink-colored tea. Though the tea is not very difficult to make, it requires more effort to brew than other common varieties of tea.

Refreshing Indian Traditional Pink Tea from Kashmir. Authentic Recipe of Noon Chai.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: नून चाय
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


Servings 4 People
Calories / Serving 79 kcal


  • 2 tsp Green Tea Leaf Long leaf
  • tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 2 pcs Cardamom
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 6 pcs Cardamom Crushed
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  • Boil half of the water and brew the tea leaves.
  • Add baking soda to the water and whisk it for 10 seconds.
  • Add the other half of the water and cardamom.
  • Keep brewing the tea until it turns red.
  • Turn the heat to medium and add the milk.
  • Whisk it until a froth appears. The color of the tea should now be pink.
  • Add the salt and pour it into a cup.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Healthy Diet Recipe Healthy Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes


Calories: 79kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 4gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 435mgPotassium: 206mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 198IUVitamin C: 0.4mgCalcium: 161mgIron: 0.3mg
Keyword Indian Traditional Pink Tea, Noon Chai Recipe, नून चाय
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Cooking tip for making Noon Chai

  • You can also add saffron to give the tea a nice flavor.
  • You can store the tea in a flask and refrigerate it for about two days. You can simply add the milk and boil it whenever you wish to drink the tea.
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What to serve with Noon Chai?

You can serve Noon Chai with biscuits or any type of pastry.

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