How to make Chaya Kadohi - An aromatic drink made with nilgiri tea leaves.


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Main Ingredients : Nilgiri tea (नीलगिरी चाय), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Beverages

Chaya Kadohi

Beverages quench your thirst in hot summers and warm you up on cold winters. Right from classic mocktails to fresh juices to hot brews there is a drink for every mood and season.

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Chaya Kadohi Recipe Card

Chaya Kadohi

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chaya Kadohi Recipe

  • Nilgiri tea 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar to taste

  • Rose water 1 teaspoon

  • Lovage leaves 2-3


Step 1

Place the water in a pan. Rub the tea leaves with the tips of your fingers to help release the aroma.

Step 2

.Add them to the water and bring it to boil. Boil for 2 minutes, add sugar to taste and the rose water. Cover and boil for few seconds. Allow to cool, then chill. Add the lovage leaves before serving.

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