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Spiced lemon tea

Spiced tea final

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Spiced Lemon tea is such a refreshing drink and am sure everyone would have tried and tasted the plain version but this  tea has different spices like cinnamon, clove, cardamom  are often added to the modern version of the drink, The spiced version of tea is healthier and even more refreshing with best flavors and pleasing aroma

Health Benefits:

Each spice has a very benefiting feature, like cinnamon helps to get reduce cholesterol and controls sugar by increasing the production of insulin, it is the natural preservative and has anti-microbial properties, also can help get rid of migraines and head-aches.

Serves: 1
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • Lemon juice-1tbsp + a slice for garnishing
  • Tea powder-1tsp Or as per strong preferred)
  • Honey/maple syrup-as per taste
  • Cinnamon-1” stick
  • Cardamom pods-2
  • Cloves-1
  • Water-300ml

Procedure:

  • Roughly crush cardamom, cinnamon, clove using mortar and pestle and set aside
  • Heat water in a saucepan add crushed spices and let it boil for about 4-5minutes
  • Then add the tea powder and continue to boil for a minutes and remove from flame.
  • Strain the tea using strainer, stir in lemon juice, maple syrup/honey.

Serve hot or cold.

Note:

  • Spices can be personalised as per the taste.
  • Alternatively tea bag can also be used in place of tea powder.

I am bringing this recipe to Kimmy’s HVF # 33

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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on February 6, 2015, in Juices/Beverages, Vegan. Bookmark the permalink. 26 Comments.

  1. Loved the lemon addition Chitra, I will try it soon 🙂

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  2. This looks excellent!!

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  3. I love spiced tea, kind of like chai, a steaming cup of spiced tea is just what I need right now. Going to make this. It will be the perfect night time beverage.

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  4. Hot lemon tea can always soothe the soul. Next only to filter kaapi for me.

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  5. This sounds so good–great to sip on a cold winter night!

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  6. What a refreshing mug 🙂

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  7. Spiced lemon tea is perfect for the season Chitra

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  8. Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.

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  9. I always love lemon tea…will try this out..Very nice dear:)

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  10. what a lovely sipper 🙂 Looks so warm and comforting.

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