Chaayos Detox Kahwa Green Tea Brings A Savory Twist (2023)
Chaayos Detox Kahwa may be your favorite beverage this season, here’s why.
The word kahwa is derived from the Arabic word ‘qahwah’ which simply means an aromatic beverage. However, it is more than a beverage as it signifies Kashmir’s traditions. Infused with different spices, this drink provides warmth to the body. It is a non-dairy tea that helps detoxify the body especially during the winter season.
Although kehwa is traditionally sweet, the detox one by Chaayos is salted. Our Chaayos Detox Kahwa Green Tea Bags review is based upon observations revolving around taste, aroma, packaging and more.
The table below highlights the product details of Chaayos Detox Kahwa Green Tea Bags:
|Chaayos Detox Kahwa Green Tea Bags||Product Details|
|Number of Tea Bags||25|
|Main Ingredients||Green tea, Spices and herbs (Black pepper, ginger, basil (tulsi), Turmeric, Asafoetida, nutmeg), Rock salt and citric acid (INS330).|
|Shelf Life||One year|
|Calories (per tea bag)||5 kcal|
|Buy Now||On Amazon|
Our Review Factors
Taste and aroma were the prime review factors when we reviewed Chaayos Detox Kahwa Green Tea.
The primary focus of this parameter was to gauge how close does this tea come to the taste of the original version of kahwa tea. How prominent is the flavor of herbs and spices? What about the salt levels? Is it balanced or overpowering?
Kahwa is a traditional Kashmiri green tea blended with whole spices. It includes a mix of different spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, black pepper, and clove. In addition, saffron and dry fruits are also added. In a detox version, rock salt is added.
Kahwa tea is an aromatic beverage as it is infused with different herbs and spices. And hence the aroma forms our second review parameter. Does it release a pleasing aroma?
3. Other Supporting Parameters
Here we examine both the outer packaging as well as the inner packaging. How sturdy is the outer packaging? Are the tea bags staple free?
Apart from packaging, we also considered the price and shelf life.
Chaayos Detox Kahwa Green Tea Bags – Detailed Review
This box of 25 green tea bags is priced at Rs 299/-. These green tea bags are placed in an attractive turquoise color box. They are individually wrapped in brown sachets. It has a shelf life of one year.
These tea bags are pyramid-shaped that helps them release maximum flavors. When immersed in water, the contents swell up to the fullest potential. These are staple-free, thumbs up.
In 2019, FSSAI put a ban on staple pins in tea bags. As tea bags as immersed in water, they expand, which causes the pin to loosen, increasing the probability of the pin being ingested by the consumer.
The key ingredients used here are the following: Green tea, Spices and herbs (Black pepper, ginger, basil (tulsi), Turmeric, Asafoetida, nutmeg), Rock salt and citric acid (INS330).
One tea bag offers 5 Kcal. The salt content per bag is 25 mg. This is decent even if you savor two cups a day.
There was no quantity of water mentioned to be added for one tea bag. After reading online, we found 150 ml would suffice for a tea bag. For a hot brew, three minutes and for a cold brew five minutes are ideal.
We checked the aroma at two stages : before brewing the tea bags and after brewing the tea bags.
A noticeable aroma of Tulsi was observed in the dry stage. Post brewing, the entire test kitchen was smelling like kala namak with slight notes of asafoetida.
The appearance of this green tea post brewing was light yellow in color.
Chaayos Detox Kahwa would be a delight for those who prefer their herbal infusions savory. The most prominent ingredient in this kahwa was rock salt. Following this savory ingredient, we had asafoetida that enhanced the savoriness with its sulfur-like flavor. Then we had warming notes of ginger and black pepper. The aroma was as pleasing as the flavors. This kahwa is reminiscent of the digestive candies we had as kids that made our eyes squint.
All-in-all, this kahwa is a beautiful, soothing decoction for chilly evenings or something to sip on after a meal.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some interesting FAQs on Chaayos Detox Kahwa Green Tea Bags.
These green tea bags have a shelf life of one year.
Our review pack of Chaayos Detox Kahwa Green Tea Bags includes 25 tea bags. However, these are also available with a count of 100 tea bags.
No. This green tea contains caffeine.
There are no preservatives in this detox kehwa.
Soothing, refreshing, energizing- all of this in a cup. This rock salt-dominant decoction is ideal for windy mornings and breezy evenings.
Do you prefer preparing your kahwa from scratch or you’d like a ready to use option?