Kashmiri Style Noon Chai Recipe - Pink Tea

A delicious tea from the beautiful land of Kashmir, Noon Chai is different from regular tea and tastes divine. Special tea leaves from Kashmir is brewed in which baking soda, milk and cardamom is added to make this delicious tea . The tea is a great during the winters and can be served along with biscuits to make your evening better.

Aarti Sharma
Kashmiri Style Noon Chai Recipe - Pink Tea
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Kashmiri Style Noon Chai Recipe, is a traditional tea from the land of Kashmir. This tea is pink in colour and has a distinct taste to it, very different from the teas we usually have. In Kashmir people consume this tea about 2-3 times on a regular basis. Noon chai is made from special tea leaves, milk, salt, and it is cooked in a Kashmiri Samovar. This tea is great during the winters.

In this Tea, Baking Soda is added along with Green tea, which reacts and makes the tea Red in colour. When you add milk to it, you get a nice Pink colour. 

Serve Kashmiri Noon Chai with Indian Spicy Masala Cookie during a cold winter evening.

If you like this recipe, you can also make other Tea Recipes such as:

  1. Irani Chai Recipe
  2. Masala Chai Recipe
  3. Ginger Cardamom Chai Recipe

Cuisine: Kashmiri
Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

20 M


4 Servings


  • 2 teaspoon Tetley Long Leaf Green Tea
  • 1/3 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds , crushed seed powder
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 cups Milk

How to make Kashmiri Style Noon Chai Recipe - Pink Tea

  1. To begin making the Kashmiri Noon Chai Recipe, boil 1 cup water and brew tea leaves, till frothy. Now add the baking soda and whisk vigorously for about 10 seconds.

  2. Add remaining water and cardamom powder. Brew till tea turns bright red in colour.

  3. Now on medium heat, add the milk and whisk it  vigorously to achieve a slight froth. The colour of the tea should now be a lovely dark pink.

  4. Adjust milk to colour of your choice. Add the salt and stir well.

  5. Pour into a cup and serve the Kashmiri Noon Chai hot.

  6. Serve Kashmiri Noon Chai Recipe along with Indian Spicy Masala Cookie during a cold winter evening.

You can also add grounded almonds and pistachios before serving.

Kashmiri Style Noon Chai Recipe - Pink Tea is part of the Recipe Contest: Lost Recipes From Ancestral Kitchens