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Roop Parashar
5 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Ramadan Special Recipe - Al-Qahwa or Arabic coffee is a traditional beverage in Arabian culture. Qahwa is made from green coffee beans and cardamom. It is often served with dates. It is served from a special coffee pot called dallah and the coffee cups are small with no handle. It is also offered at most social events like weddings or parties. So lets begin to make this special coffee with Roop...hope you like it.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Middle Eastern
  • Boiling
  • Hot Drink

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Green coffee(lightly roasted and coarsely ground) 1 tbsp
  2. Green cardamom (crushed) 1 tbsp
  3. Rose water 1 tsp (optional)
  4. Saffron 1/8 tsp
  5. Water 2.5 cups
  6. Cloves 5 (optional)


  1. Bring water to boil in a pan. When it boils, add ground coffee.
  2. After 10 minutes. Add cloves, crushed cardamom and stir once and boil for another 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Now switch off the flame, cover and let coffee grounds settle to the bottom for a minute.
  4. Do not stir.
  5. Now add the rose water and saffron if you are using them.
  6. Strain and pour the steaming coffee into the flask or teapot.
  7. Now its ready. Serve with dates and Enjoy..!!

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Bindiya Sharma
Bindiya Sharma   Jun-27-2016

Amazing! thanks for sharing the recipe...

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