Saturday, January 16, 2010

DELICIOUS MOROCCAN MINT TEA



A friend of mine day before gave me bunch of fresh mint leaves which she grew in her roof top garden. Seeing those fresh leaves , first thing that came to my mind is why not call few dear ones for tea and serve them the delicious Moroccan Mint Tea. It’s a delicious way to reap the health benefits of both green tea and mint leaves. Moroccan green tea is symbol of hospitality and friendship. All of my friends enjoyed the Moroccan mint tea though for few this is new .So I thought why not share this with all my other friends who haven’t yet try this delicious tea, I am sharing the traditional Moroccan mint tea recipe today and I hope you will like it. Sweet people from Morocco loves their tea a bit more sweet but you adjust the sweetness according to your taste.

INGREDIENTS:
Fresh mint leaves   10 sprigs and few for garnish
Green tea           3 table spoon 
Sugar/ 
sugar substitute   3 tablespoon(or according to atse)
Water              4 cups


PROCEDURE:
First of all boil water. Pour a small amount of boil water in teapot and swish around to warm the pot. Combine mint leaves, green tea and sugar in the tea pot, then fill with rest of warm water. Cover the pot and let the tea brew for 3 to 4 minutes. Stirring one or two times in between. Pour the tea through strainer in to you tea cups or glass.In Morocco they are served in designer short glasses. If you want to get the real Moroccan flavor present the tea in designer Moroccan tea  glasses. Then garnish with fresh mint leaves. Let treat your friends this weekend in Moroccan style . I hope you and all your friends will enjoy it.

ENJOY A LOVELY WEEKEND!
Moroccan Mint Tea on Foodista


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2 comments:

Catherine said...

Sounds delicious!

5 Star Foodie said...

I love mint tea and would love this delicious concoction with green tea and mint!