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india's basil tea

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Baby Kato
Beautiful Shore Country, NB

This recipe had been submitted for play in ZWT8 - India and was found on Indian Food Forever. Now, this sounds good. I often am left wondering what I'm going to do with all the basil growing in the garden. What a great use for it. Please note: Cooking time is for steeping of the tea.

(1 rating)
yield 2 serving(s)
cook time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For india's basil tea

  • 1/2 c
    basil leaves (tulsi leaves)
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    tea leaves (chai patti, or 2 tea bags)
  • sugar (your preference, cheeni)
  • milk (your preference, doodh)

How To Make india's basil tea

  • 1
    In a small pan bring water and basil leaves to boil.
  • 2
    Lower the heat and allow the tea to brew for 3-4 minutes.
  • 3
    Now add the tea leaves or tea bags and sugar to your taste and bring to a boil.
  • 4
    Turn off the heat and strain the tea into cups and add milk as per your taste.