9 Best Tea Recipes: Get Creative With Chai | Popular Tea Recipes

NDTV Food Desk  |  Updated: December 06, 2018 12:21 IST

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9 Best Tea Recipes: Get Creative With Chai | Popular Tea Recipes
Highlights
  • You can add orange chunks & berries to you tea to give it a fruity twist
  • Honey-Lemon-Ginger tea is the perfect remedy for cold and flu
  • Kahwa is a special Kashmiri tea made with spices, nuts and saffron

Tea Recipes- You'll have to admit, enjoying a hot cup tea on a breezy day is one of the simplest pleasures in life. You may think that making a cup of tea is probably the easiest task in the kitchen but it can definitely be tricky. Everyone has their own preferences and to get that cup of tea right each time requires some skill. The ingredients need to be in proportion, the ratio of milk to water should be right and it needs to be brewed just enough to make boost the flavours. Once you've mastered the perfect recipe and technique, it's time to experiment.

Whether you're planning a tea-party or if you feel that life has become a bit monotonous, here are 9 ways to turn your regular cup of tea ton an impressive drink. 

1. Fruit Infused Tea

A lovely concoction of brewed tea, citrusy orange chunks, sweet berries, ginger and mint leaves.

fruit teaThis recipe is a fruity concoction by Chef Kunal Kapoor


2. Honey-Lemon-Ginger Tea
 

This one is the perfect cure for a day when you are feeling a bit under the weather. Just sip on it gently and feel the difference. 

honey teaHoney, lemon and ginger have great healing properties
 

3. Mango and Peach White Iced Tea

A refreshing twist to the usual fare, this iced tea is bursting with sweet seasonal flavours pf mango and peach fruit. 

iced teaGive iced tea a sweet twist with mangoes and peach
 
 

4. Chamomile, Apple and Mint Iced Tea

A lovely blend of soothing chamomile tea along with apples and fresh mint leaves. This can be the perfect stress buster.

chamomile iced teaFloral and fruity, this recipe is perfect for a tea-party

 

5. Masalewali Chai

You regular cup of tea spruced up with a heavy dose of aromatic spices. It can be your ideal companion on a rainy day along with your favourite book. 

(Also read: History of Masala Chai - India's Favourite Drink)

chaiThe good old favourite during the rainy season. Learn how to make your own masala at home.


6. Cherry and Ginger Iced Tea

When sweet cherries are combined with zingy ginger, it gives you a delicious drink with a kick. This one is a crowd pleaser, try it for your next high-tea. 

cherry teaSweet cherries with a kick of ginger.

7. Chamomile Tea


Chamomile tea is herbal, caffeine-free and is known to induce good sleep. It is made by steeping delicate and aromatic chamomile flower petals in hot water. 

chamomile teaChamomile tea is known to induce good sleep. 
 


8. Kahwa

This comforting tea hails from Kashmir and is made with regional green tea leaves and is infused with a range of spices, saffron and nuts. 

Comments(Also read: The Best Ways to Have Different Types of Teas)

kahwaKahwa is a rich and traditional preparation from Kashmir.

9. Detox Haldi Tea

A perfect combinantion of antioxidant and anti- inflammatory ingredients, haldi tea consists of a number of health benefits. 

detox haldi teaThe addition of ginger and turmeric in this tea doubles the anti-inflammatory results. Photo Credit: NDTV Beeps


Make tea-time special with one of our unique creations. You'll definitely thank us later. 



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