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May 16, 2013

Mint Chai / Pudhina Tea / Indian Mint Tea


What is more comforting on a cold rainy day than a cup of chai. Specially when the simple chai is flavoured with stuffs likes cardamom and ginger or chai masala. They take the cuppa to the next level. My mum want tea daily two times. But i am not like that. I have it when i feel like having one. On those days i make special cup of tea. This mint chai is my recent favorite. I found some fresh mint leaves on my backyard, so i plucked few of them and added to the tea and it was so unbelievably flavourful. From that day onward mint chai has become my latest addiction.



And did you notice the crockery, it was given to me by my friend when she dropped to visit my place. Now i own a entire batch of tea set, I love it so much.



Cooking Time : 5 to 7 mins

Makes : 1 cup

Ingredients:


Water - 1/2 cup
Tea Powder - 1 tsp (any brand as you like)
Mint Leaves - 10
Milk - a little more than 1/2 cup
Sugar - to taste

Method:


Take water in a sauce pan and bring it to a boil.


Add in tea powder and mix well. Add in mint leaves and let this simmer for 4 to 5 mins.


Now add in milk and bring it to a boil.

Add in sugar to taste and mix well.

Now filter this whole thing. 

Serve hot.

Pictorial:

Take all your ingredients

Heat water in a sauce pan

Add a tsp of tea powder

Add in 10 springs of mint leaves

Let it infuse

Add in half a cup of milk

Let it infuse together

Let it simmer

Now add in some sugar

Bring it to a boil

Now filter it

Press it with a spoon to release all the flavour

Done

Serve

10 comments:

Shweet Spicess said... Best Blogger Tips

im gonna try :D

Veena Theagarajan said... Best Blogger Tips

My fav. I aways add Mint leaves to my tea

kausers kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

Mmmm..luv this tea, and wow nice tea set dear :)

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Shanthi said... Best Blogger Tips

i can feel the aroma..awesome...

kasihredha said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummyyy

VineelaSiva said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow mint chai looks good.Never tried and tasted it.

Sunanda said... Best Blogger Tips

Sounds gr8!! have to try this soon..


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Abdul Rahman said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanks for sharing mint tea. Its very tasty.
Indian tea

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

thanks for sharing...tried...very tasty