Shahi haleeb

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Shahi haleeb
Alternative namesShai haleeb, shai Adeni, shai mulaban, haleeb shai
TypeMilk tea
Place of originYemen
Region or stateSouthern Yemen, throughout Somalia
Main ingredientsBlack tea, condensed or evaporated milk, sugar, cardamom pods, cloves

Shahi haleeb, shai haleeb, shai Adeni, or shai mulaban, is a Yemeni milk tea. It is made from black tea brewed with condensed or evaporated milk. Sugar, cardamom pods, and cloves are usually added to the tea. This tea has a very sweet taste and is popular in Southern Yemen and throughout Somalia. It is called caano iyo shax (tea with milk) in Somali.

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