Chilled Darjeeling First Flush with Mango & Mint Recipe

 
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Chilled Darjeeling First Flush with Mango & Mint
  • Chef: Chef Jaydeep Mukherjee, Indigo Delicatessen
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Taste one of the world's best teas with a twist of mango and mint. Tip: Use ripe Alphonso mango preferably.

Ingredients of Chilled Darjeeling First Flush with Mango & Mint

  • Ingredients:
  • 8 tsp of darjeeling first flush tea
  • 4 cups of water
  • 4 tsp of honey
  • 1 lime for lime juice and zest
  • Mango (preferably ripe Alphonso mango, peeled and sliced)
  • 8 fresh mint leaves

How to Make Chilled Darjeeling First Flush with Mango & Mint

1.1. Bring water to a boil, and then remove from fire to cool.
2.2. Then add the tea leaves to a large pot and allow to steep for 4-5 minutes.
3.3. Strain tea into a clean jug and keep in the deep freezer.
4.4. Add honey, lime juice and zest from 1 lime to the tea.
5.5. Add iced water (sans the ice) to the tea to make enough for 4 glasses and also to dilute the tea which would otherwise be very intensely flavoured.
6.6. Add mangoes and mint to the chilled tea and serve in tall glasses.
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