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Saffron water

Also Known As : Kesar ka pani


Taste Profile

It has a mild sweet, musky flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Saffron water can be served as a beverage. It can be used as a substitute to saffron in many recipe. It can be used in rice dishes like risottos, pilafs, and paellas. It can be used in deserts like kheer, custards and cookies.


Saffron water is a saffron infusion prepared by saffron soaked in hot water(not boiling) for at least half an hour. It requires about three times as much water as saffron. It can be used to give food a subtle sweet, grassy flavor and also a hint of orangish-yellow color. Saffron water is the best way to draw out saffron's unique flavor instead of using saffron threads.

Health benefits

  • Saffron water can help to lighten the skin naturally. It can also help to clear out common skin problems like blemish0es and acne.(1)
  • It can be beneficial for women during menstrual periods as it promotes heavy bleeding and reduces cramps pain.(1)
  • It has antioxidant properties that can protect against hair fall. It can strengthen hair follicles and promote hair growth as well.(1)

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