The Ramadan Series: Gahwa

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The ceremony of preparing and enjoying Gahwa is the result of a unique heritage, ancestral know-how, and gracious hospitality. The particularity of the Gahwa flavour, and taste is due to the fact that it is not just a simple preparation of coffee; rather, Gahwa is a blend of coffee beans with cardamom and spices such as saffron, ginger, rose water, cinnamon, and others. All ingredients with proven health benefits.

Here’s how to prepare the popular delicacy.

Ingredients

1 Cup Water

1 tbsp Coffee (lightly roasted)

1 tbsp Crushed Cardamom

4-5 threads Saffron

1/2 tsp Rose Water

Method of Cookery

1. Boil water for 3 minutes, add coffee, crushed cardamom and saffron

2. Add rose water to taste

3. Serve while hot.

 

Shruti Raj

A simple writer, with hands on experience in Public Relations and Communications. An ardent lover of food with a natural flair for culinary arts, who loves to write anything and everything about food, with a career background of more than half a decade invested in various communication fields. Now being a part of ICCA Dubai Digital Marketing team, she intends to showcase her professional expertise in web & print content development and food photography, and adapt to learn more with the team.

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