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Dessert Duty for the Holidays? Try This Kashmiri Tea-Ramisu

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POV: You’re on dessert duty for the next holiday party.

What to take: Kashmiri Tea-Ramisu.

Treat your loved ones to a dessert they’d love. A blend of the East and West. Kashmiri Chai is a winter favorite and I have come up with a way to incorporate my love for it into my favorite dessert ever. The best part about this recipe? You only need a few ingredients and less than 1 hour of prep time.

Without further ado, I introduce you to Kashmiri Tea-Ramisu!


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    • 1 tsp Kashmiri Chai Blend (I used Chai Shai)
    • 2 tsp sugar (to your preference) to add to chai
    • 1 cup whole milk to add to chai
    • A lot of Cool Whip
    • 1-2 tsp Rooh-Afza
    • LadyFingers (store-bought)
    • Rose/nuts to garnish


  1. Boil 1 heaping teaspoon of the Kashmiri chai blend with 1 cup whole milk (or milk of choice) and sugar. Bring to a strong boil, strain and pour into a bowl. Set aside to cool.
  2. Carefully dip each ladyfinger into the chai, one at a time. Make it quick or else it’ll break like a Parle-G in chai! Tip: Layer the ladyfingers vertically and brush the chai onto each of the ladyfingers if soaking is difficult. If you have a larger tray to fill, you can break the ladyfingers to fill it in.
  3. Make your whipped topping using Cool Whip. Take 2 teaspoons of Cool Whip and put it into a bowl. It’s completely up to you to determine how fluffy you want your Kashmiri Tea-Ramisu whipped topping to be, so it is okay to not be shy when adding whipped cream.
  4. Add in a teaspoon of Rooh-Afza to the Cool Whip and mix. Rooh-Afza has a very powerful scent, so you can add in a teaspoon and see if the mixture is the shade of pink that you prefer.
  5. Layer ladyfingers with the whipped topping. Repeat soaking of the ladyfingers and set this batch horizontally. Layer again.
  6. Top with dried rose petals, garnish with some nuts and/or pistachios if desired.
  7. Cover with a plastic wrap before letting the tea-ramisu chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours (the longer the better).

Et voila! A few hours later, slice or just grab a spoon and dig in.

If you need a quick video tutorial, here‘s where to find the reel!