Karkade And Kahk
An aromatic hibiscus tea served with crunchy cookies.
Karkade and kahk Recipe by Chef Ranveer Brar
Serves

- 4

Cooking Time

-20 Min

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min

INGREDIENTS

  • FOR Karkade
  • 50 gms Dried Hibiscus Flowers
  • 1 inch Fresh Ginger (Peeled)
  • 1 Lemon
  • As Needed Fresh Mint Leaves
  • As Needed Water
  • .
  • FOR Kahk
  • 50 gms Clarified Butter
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Yeast (mixed with 2tbsp water)
  • 2 tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • .
  • FOR filling
  • 100 gms Walnut
  • 3 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp Clarified Butter
  • .
  • FOR Garnish
  • Powdered Sugar

HOW TO PREPARE KARKADE AND KAHK

  1. 1

    For Karkade, In a sauce pan boil water for tea with roughly chopped ginger.
  2. 2

    Add dried hibiscus flower and let it boil on low flame.
  3. 3

    Add fresh lemon juice and remove tea from the flame.
  4. 4

    In a jar add fresh mint leaves and pour hot tea into.
  5. 5

    Let the tea chill in the refrigerator.
  6. 6

    Serve tea cold.
  7. 7

    For Kahk, In a pan melt Ghee, add sesame seeds, all-purpose flour and mix the ingredients.
  8. 8

    Put the mixture in a bowl, add milk, water and yeast mix, powdered sugar and bring all ingredients together.
  9. 9

    Rest cookie dough for sometime.
  10. 10

    To make cookies, spoon walnut filling inside small portion of dough, shape cookie like a ball and flatten it.
  11. 11

    Place the cookies on a baking tray using back of fork create line marks on top of the cookies.
  12. 12

    Bake at 170-180 degrees at 15-20 minutes.
  13. 13

    Sprinkle powdered sugar on cookies and serve with Hibiscus tea.

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Ranveer Brar

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>Ranveer's fascination with food began on the streets of Lucknow. One of India's youngest executive chefs when he headed the kitchen at The Claridges, New Delhi, he has also spearheading Taj Group properties like Goa-based restaurants Morisco, Il Camino and Fishtail. This globe-trotting award-winning chef paints in his free time.

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