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During my visit to China, there were two things I absolutely wanted to buy: Chinese green tea and something made with Jade. I am not a big tea drinker, may be once in a while. Before leaving as I was googling for things that I can buy from China, I found out that China is the birthplace of tea and produces the world's finest green teas. The Chinese have known about the medicinal benefits of green tea since ancient times, using it to treat everything from headaches to depression. Green Tea contains a particular type of polyphenol - EGCG which...


Servings

4 serving

Total time

30 minutes

Cuisines

Chinese

Courses

Drinks


Ingredients

  • 4 tsp Green tea (Kashmiri)
  • 1 cinnamon (")
  • 2 pods Cardamom (- crushed)
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 ginger (" - piece)
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • pinch saffron ((mixed in water))
  • 8 almonds (- blanched and chopped)


Method

  1. Add cinnamon, ginger, cloves and cardamom to water and bring to a boil.
  2. Pour water over the tea and leave to infuse over a very low flame for about 10minutes. Add sugar and mix well.
  3. Strain the tea and add saffron water along with chopped almonds.
  4. Serve hot.
Contains allergens

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