What is Karak chai?

What is Karak chai?

By karak

Besides being the un-official national drink of Qatar, Karak is a favourite drink of both Qataris and expats alike. The pic above (by amitoon) is a cute illustration of chapati and karak.

What is Karak?

It is a strong and dark tea that is mellowed with full-cream milk and warm spices.

Where is it from?

Karak tea was introduced to the Gulf through the Indian Sub-Continent. 

Who makes the best karak in Qatar?

Well, that is an interesting question - which is your favourite karak spot?

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By risma143• 6 years 4 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
risma143

MRA markiyya....very tastey

By riyas555• 6 years 4 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
riyas555

tea time.....matar street and salwa road

By fahoodi khan• 6 years 9 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
fahoodi khan

Al khor fish market is one the best

By Pearl 11• 7 years 2 weeks ago.
Pearl 11

My fav. is in Al Khor Fish Market. sooooooo nice :)

By hamood_hassan• 7 years 2 weeks ago.
Rating: 5/5
hamood_hassan

Prob with the cafeterias is, if one day they serve good karak tea, the other day it would be literally so pathetic that you wouldnt want to try again from there. Karak from Karak and Chapati in Katara is although maintaining their standard. Still not good enough but better than most. I am still searching for new cafeterias lol

By sajjadparadise• 7 years 2 weeks ago.
Rating: 2/5
sajjadparadise

AL

Nimee

By Antoaneta• 7 years 2 weeks ago.
Rating: 4/5
Antoaneta

Say the spices of the karak, plz

By muhammad yasir siddiqui• 7 years 2 weeks ago.
muhammad yasir siddiqui

@boxbe: ramada Karak chai :D lolz...

By BOXBE16DOBARA• 7 years 2 weeks ago.
Rating: 5/5
BOXBE16DOBARA

I like ramada kiraak chai

By kiekie21• 7 years 2 weeks ago.
Rating: 5/5
kiekie21

chapati karak at katara also good afternoon

By dohaqatar470• 7 years 2 weeks ago.
Rating: 5/5
dohaqatar470

karak al naimi from al naimi cafeteria is the best in Qatar....

By venkygoud• 7 years 2 weeks ago.
venkygoud

Opposite Nandos

By venkygoud• 7 years 2 weeks ago.
Rating: 5/5
venkygoud

Babusalaam near Royal Plaza

By Chiggy-Wiggy• 7 years 2 weeks ago.
Rating: 5/5
Chiggy-Wiggy

There is this quaint little tea shop near the Toyota signal, Old Airport area. 'Al Manar' Tea stall. Its a tiny shop.. You would miss it if you weren't looking for it. But they serve authentic Karak tea!

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