Category Archives: Hot Beverages

Recipe: Mint Flavored Milk Tea

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Prep Time: 1 minute

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2 cups

Ingredients

  • Whole cream Milk: 1 Cup
  • Water: 1 ¼ Cup
  • Tea: 2 Teaspoon
  • Sugar: 2 Teaspoon or as required
  • Tea Masala: 6-7 mint leaves

Method

  • Boil water, Tea and mint leaves in a pan for 4-5 minutes
  • Add Milk, boil for 2-3 minutes
  • Add sugar and boil for 3-4 minutes again.
  • Sieve and pour Tea in cups.
  • Serve hot.

 

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Recipe – Hot Almond Milk / Badam Dudh

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Prep Time: 4-5 hours

Cook time: 10 Minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • Milk: 4 cups
  • Almonds (Badam): 30-32
  • Elaichi Powder(Cardamom): ¼ Teaspoon
  • Saffron Strands (Kesar): 4-5 Threads
  • Sugar: 1 1/2 tablespoon or to taste

Method

  • Soak the badam in water for 4-5 hours. Drain the water and peel the badam skin.
  • Blend the peeled badam in smooth paste using 1 tablespoon milk.
  • Boil 4 cup of milk in a pot.
  • once it started boiling, lower the heat. add the badam paste, elaichi powder, sugar and saffron strands.
  • Stir well and simmer it for another 3-4 minutes or till sugar dissolves.
  • Pour in cup/glass and serve hot.
  • Or, let it cool completely. then refrigerate it and serve cool.

Recipe – Thai Iced Tea

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Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4 cups

Ingredients:

  • Water: 4 ½ Cup
  • Sweet condensed milk / milkmaid: 4 tablespoons
  • Tea: 4 Teaspoon or 4 tea bags
  • Sugar: 2 tablespoons
  • Cloves: 2
  • Cardamoms: 2
  • Star Anise: 1
  • Ice cubes: 8

Method:

  • Boil water, tea, cloves, cardamoms and star anise for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add sugar and boil for 2-3 minutes again. Turn off the heat.
  • Sieve and pour Tea in another container. Let it cool completely for 30 minutes.
  • Add 2 ice cubes and 1 tablespoon condensed milk in each of the 4 cups/glasses.
  • Stir well and serve.

Cook’s Note:

  • You may use tea bags. Boil water with cloves, cardamoms and star anise. Sieve and pour in another container. Add tea bags. Remove the tea bags after sometime.
  • You may use coconut milk instead of sweet condensed milk.