Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You didn't learn that reading with this kanji, so here's a mnemonic to help you:
How do you make something of quality (くわ)? You add to it! Just keep adding and adding forever. That is QUALITY, baby!
Please add two cups of milk and stir slowly.
Can you include Koichi-kun in your group too?
I added a pinch of salt to the dish President Obama made.