Persian Love Tea
4 cups water
2 green cardamom pods, bruised
1/2 teaspoon saffron thread, ground
1/2 cup rose water
2 tablespoons sugar
1 Add spices to a kettle along with the water, rose water and sugar.
2 Stir mixture to dissolve sugar.
3 Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
4 Remove cardamom pods before serving.
5 Serve with additional sugar, if desired.
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