Finjan Erfeh - Spiced Tea

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The Middle East offers many types of tea. Many times certain types of tea are served for certain occasions - like finjan erfeh. Finjan erfeh is served to guests who have come to see a newborn baby.


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Serves:

about 8 using a 3 oz demitasse cup

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

6 c
water
4 tsp
black tea
1 1/2 Tbsp
anise seeds
3
sticks cinnamon
2
cloves, whole
2
pieces ginger root
walnuts for garnishment
sugar to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring water, anise seeds, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon to a boil, then allow to steep on low in a teapot or pan for 10-15 minutes.
2
Strain, and pour into small cups or tea glasses. Sugar can be added to taste once poured. Garnish with walnuts if desired.

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