I love making iced tea when it is hot here. I have already shared a mango iced tea recipe in this blog. I will be sharing many more version soon.
Pulpy Grape Juice
Mango Iced Tea
Pineapple Masala Drink
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..
Preparation Time : 15 mins
Chilling Time : 1 hour or 2 hours
Seedless Grapes - 2 cups
Water - 2 cups
Green Tea / Black Tea - 1 tblspn
Lemon Juice - as needed
Ice Cubes as needed
Lemon Slices for garnishing
For Simple Syrup :
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Water - 1/2 cup
Start by washing grapes, soak grapes in water along with some salt for 30 mins. This removes the dirt from it. Drain it and set aside.
Now make the tea, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. add in tea and turn off the heat, let it steep for 10 mins. Drain and put this in fridge or freezer till it is cold.
Now take grapes in a blender and puree till smooth. Strain and chill till cold.
Now lets make simple syrup, take sugar and water in a sauce pan. Heat till the sugar is melted and the syrup comes to a boil. Turn off the heat and let it cool completely in fridge.
Now take a glass, add some icecubes, chilled grapes juice, chilled simple syrup, and chilled green tea. Add a slice of lemon in it and serve cold.
|I have heard that they use lots of chemicals in cultivating |
them, so this is how i wash them..
I take them in a bowl
|cover it with water, add some salt to it|
|now i soak them for 30 mins|
|While the grapes are soaking..Take 2 cups of water|
in a sauce pan
|Bring it to a good boil|
|Add in tea..I used green tea, you can use black tea|
|turn the heat off and let it steep for 10 mins|
|now drain it and chill this till it gets cold,|
i pop them in freezer to make it get cold sooner
|now the grapes would be very clean|
|drain them and wash them well|
|take them in a blender|
|squeeze as much liquid as possible|
|this is the puree grape juice..chill this as well..i pop them in freezer to make it get cold sooner|
|Now lets make the simple syrup|
|take sugar in a sauce pan|
|cover with water|
|heat so the sugar is melted|
|now it is all melted|
|chill this as well..|
|Now when serving..take a glass|
|fill with few ice cubes|
|squeeze some lemon juice|
|pour some grape juice|
|and some simple syrup|
|now pour some chilled tea|
|I like to garnish with a lemon slice|