Chabahar Milk Tea

Shir Chai-ye Chabahar

Preparation info

  • Makes

    6 cups

    of tea
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      25 min

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About

Solmaz Khanezaei served us this deliciously satisfying tea in Chabahar by the Pink River. It was a cold December day and the tea really hit the spot.


  • 2 tablespoons black tea leaves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (optional)
  • ½


  1. Bring 3 cups/720 ml water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add the tea, sugar (if using), cardamom, and cinnamon. Give it a stir.
  2. Reduce heat to low, add the milk, cover, a