Three Delicious Recipes For Winter Tea
Everyone talks about how delicious a hot cup of tea can be in the monsoon. But are you actually overlooking another season which is perfect for drinking tea? Many people think about beverages like hot chocolate and coffee in the winter. However, we are about to tell you some delicious recipes for tea that are sure to warm you up when it’s cold outside. Most of these can be made easily with ingredients you already have at home. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get brewing!
Recipe 1 : Turmeric tea
Turmeric is the go-to remedy of most Indian households. A hot cup of turmeric tea is not only rich in colour and flavour but also has anti-inflammatory properties that can make drinking a cupful a very pleasing experience.
How to make turmeric tea?
1. Add 1 tsp. ground turmeric, 1 cinnamon stick, 1 inch of thinly sliced ginger, and ½ teaspoon nutmeg to a pan. Lightly toast for a minute to release the flavours.
2. Stir in 2 cups of milk (either whole milk or any vegan substitute), 3 tablespoons of honey, and a few drops of coconut oil.
3. Warm over medium high heat.
4. Pour into a cup and enjoy!
Recipe 2: Peppermint tea
Nothing feels more festive than a cup of peppermint tea! Super easy to make and extremely refreshing, this delicious herbal tea is the perfect antidote to cold winter weather.
How to make peppermint tea?
1. Add 2 cups of water to a saucepan.
2. Bring the water to a boil, and then reduce the heat to its lowest setting.
3. Tear up around 5-6 peppermint leaves and add them to the water.
4. Let the tea steep for as long as you like – we recommend a minimum of five minutes for maximum flavour!
5. Serve warm in a cup. You can enjoy it with a piece of chocolate for some energy.
Recipe 3 : Apple cinnamon tea
This recipe takes all the goodness of fresh winter apples combined with the biting warmth of cinnamon, for a deliciously warm cup that will transport you to the hills of Munnar. It’s a great recipe to enjoy while sitting near a warm bonfire.
How to make apple cinnamon tea?
1. Add the following ingredients to a saucepan : 3 cups of water, 1 cinnamon stick, ½ inch ginger piece, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 4 whole peppercorns, 2 tea bags.
2. Bring to the boil, and let it reduce until the liquid is around 2 cups.
3. While the tea brews, wash and cut 2 apples – either into slices or cubes, as you prefer.
4. Once the liquid is done brewing, take it off the pot, and add the apples to the hot tea.
5. Let it steep for five minutes.
6. Strain the tea into a cup. You can also keep the apple pieces in the tea for added flavour.
7. Drink while hot!
Winter cold never tasted better! When deciding upon which type of tea to buy, don’t forget about Munnar tea – the tastiest tea in India. Fresh tea leaves from the green foothills of the lush Kerala region – what better ingredient can you ask for to make your winter cuppa even more delicious?