Saffron Tea Recipe: Floral Warmth

Saffron Tea Recipe


Saffron Tea Recipe: Floral Warmth

Spare a few minutes for this exotic Saffron Tea Recipe. Its warm floral earthiness fills you with comforting warmth in every sip!

Additionally, saffron tea has incredible health benefits. It can relieve mild depression, boosts memory power, helps maintain blood pressure levels, and can control PMS symptoms too.

Learn how to make saffron tea with milk by following these steps.

  • Author: Recipe Marker
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Tea
  • Method: Boiling
  • Cuisine: Drinks



  • 2 cups of filtered water
  • 810 saffron strands
  • 1 teaspoon tea leaves
  • 0.25 cup milk (room temperature)
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar (optional)


  • Start by filling a saucepan with 2 cups of water and place it on the stove over a high flame.
  • Add the saffron strands and let the water come to a rolling boil.
  • Now, add the tea leaves. Reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 1 minute. Then, turn off the stove.
  • Next, pour the milk and add in the sugar. Stir well and let it sit for 15-20 seconds.
  • Finally, strain the tea into cups.

Serve the saffron tea garnished with 2-3 saffron strands and enjoy while warm!


  • This saffron tea recipe uses milk, but if desired you can skip the milk for a sunset-hued tea.
  • For a hint of spice fragrance, you can add 1 cardamom pod along with the saffron strands in the water.
  • Whenever making saffron tea, remember to brew a light tea so that it doesn’t overpower the saffron flavor.
  • To relish the original saffron tea taste, try to avail premium quality pure saffron strands without falling for the cheap false-colored ones.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 24
  • Sugar: 2.76 g
  • Sodium: 13 mg
  • Fat: 1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.57 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.77 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0.97 g
  • Cholesterol: 3 mg

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Saffron Tea Recipe

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