Saffron Milk Tea
Substitute full-fat coconut milk, if you are dairy-free. Saffron Milk Tea is an Indian healing beverage. This nourishing version is wonderful to drink before bed to help with depression and insomnia. The elixir has a lovely flavor, floral and tea-like. See if it helps to bring general wellness to your life ...
Servings 2 servings
- 1 ½ cups raw milk
- 1 cup water
- 2 Tablespoons loose rooibos tea (optional)
- 15 to 25 saffron threads (this is a medicinal amount of saffron)
- 3 cardamom pods (optional)
- 2 teaspoons honey local, raw, or stevia, to taste
Place the water and optional cardamom into a small saucepan, and bring it to a boil.
Simmer the pods for 5 minutes.
Turn off the heat, and add the saffron threads. Allow the strands to steep for 5-8 minutes.
Add the remaining ingredients. Stir and heat the milk to warm, not boiling, to protect the living nutrients in the raw milk.
Strain and serve, adding more sweetener if desired, to taste.
Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 43g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 17mg | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg