Herb & Spices Infused Ice Tea

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What more can you ask for, after a tiring day at work in this scorching weather,  Ice Tea is something that will not only quench your thirst but also chills and refreshes your mood. I have seen people buying & drinking Ice Tea , but when you can make at home which is much healthier & delicious than store bought Ice tea , why not give it a try 🙂 I bet you will be addicted to this recipe , the way I am .It is super easy & superrrrrr refreshing.

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Yields 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp tea powder
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 2 Cardamom pods ( broken)
  • 3  Mint Leaves
  • 1 inch Ginger ( chopped )
  • 1/2 Lemon juice
  • 2-3 Lemon grass
  • Lots of Ice Cubes

Process

  • Boil 2 cups of water by adding 1tsp of Tea powder& half cup of sugar.
  • Allow it to boil for 2-3  minutes.
  • Once the water boils, add ginger pieces, mint leaves, cardamom pods, lemon grass and turn of the flame.
  • Cover the tea pot for 5 min so that all the aroma of the spices & herbs are infused .
  • Strain the tea,Allow the tea concentrate to cool.
  • Squeeze lemon in the concentrate and mix well.
  • To Serve : Fill a glass with ice cubes, place the lemon curl for garnishing and pour the tea concentrate.
  • Garnish few mint leaves on the top.
  • Cool and refreshing ice tea is ready!
  • To make lemon curl : Peel the skin of a firm lemon with a sharp knife & place this peel in a chilled water till the time of garnish. 🙂

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Isn’t this is such a simple & gorgeous drink 🙂 next time please don’t waste your money in buying store bought Ice tea when you can make this fab drink at home .

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Ice tea

Love CK

   Beverages   July 16, 2015  No Comments

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