Tea is a staple drink in India and few other East and South Asian countries. The aromatic hot drink is made by boiling water and adding tea leaves and sugar. In many countries even milk is added as black tea is not that popular. However, when we come to India, we see variety of tea recipes that are prepared using different ingredients.
Be it masala chai, herbal tea or the plain tea, we love to have it. In India, people are addicted to tea (chai) and feel that without having a cup or more of tea, their head pains and they feel uneasy. As winter season has come, the number of tea drinkers will increase.
There are many health benefits of having tea. Tea lowers bad cholesterol levels, prevents blood clotting, reduces the chances of cancer, cures cold, cough, provides relief to throat problems etc. If you are a tea lover, then here are few aromatic tea recipes that are ideal for winter.
Cough, common cold and throat irritation are common ailments during winter. Try the cinnamon tea.
Whiskey with tea shot
Try this innovative recipe that is prepared with tea leaves, whiskey and honey.
Red clover tea
Ever tried the red clover tea that is authentically American? Red clovers are very beneficial to the body and are best to have after meal.
Lychee and tea leaves give an elusive flavor and aroma to the drink. A cup of hot or cold tea can be refreshing after a stressful tiring day.
Tea fruit punch
ver tried tea with fruits? This winter tea recipe is prepared with orange juice, green tea bags, lemon and ginger.
Tasty and healthy Tulsi tea recipe (Basil tea recipe) is a dose for many ailments and can cure various Ear , Nose and Throat infections.
Hibiscus tea is popular for its cranberry-like flavor and is a rich source of vitamin C and minerals and is best recipe during seasonal change.
Tea recipes to beat winter chills:
Basic tea: At office or at home, at a tea party with friends or at a picnic, we cannot do without tea. These are the three basic tea recipes (masala, peach and lemon tea) that you can prepare in 10 minutes.
Cinnamon tea: Cough, common cold and throat irritation are common ailments during November and December as it is hardly sunny and highly humid. This tea is made with cinnamon. The aroma and flavour of the spice is not only relaxing but also cures cold and cough.
Whiskey with tea shot: Time for some party? Try this innovative recipe that is prepared with tea leaves, whiskey and honey. Whiskey and tea turns up the best combination for making the body warm in winter.
Red clover tea: This herbal tea is made with red clover flowers that are dried, powdered and then boiled in hot water. This is an American style tea recipe.
Lychee tea: Beat the chilling winter drinking a cup of lychee tea. Lychee is a tropical fruit that has many health benefits and is grown in many Asian and American countries.
Tea fruit punch: Ever tried tea with fruits? This winter tea recipe is prepared with orange juice, green tea bags, lemon and ginger.
Tulsi chai: This herbal tea is the best winter drink to fight cold and cough. Made with tulsi (basil leaves), it is a popular recipe in India.
Hibiscus tea: If you want to lose weight, have hibiscus tea. Hibiscus tea is prepared from the sepals of the flower and can be consumed both hot and cold.
These are the best tea recipes you can prepare to fight winter chills. Which is your favourite recipe?