Parsi Chai with Mint / Fudino, Lemon grass / Leeli Chai – PARSI CUISINE
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September 10, 2012

Parsi Chai with Mint / Fudino, Lemon grass / Leeli Chai

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Parsi Chai with Mint / Fudino, Lemon grass / Leeli Chai

Health value:

  1. Antioxidant
  2. Removes Headaches, Muscle aches, soothes and relaxes.
  3. Dried lemon grass leaves make a zesty, refreshing drink that is highly satisfying both hot and cold. It has a light lemony taste, with slight hint of ginger. And is known to lift a sagging spirit, as well as aid digestion. Recent studies also show that Lemon Grass has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Best of all, it tastes great. If you have yet to try it, we recommend it highly. Naturally caffeine-free.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • 4 tea bags, or 4 tsps loose black tea
  • 2 cups milk, Highfat or Lowfat – your choice
  • 4 Mint leaves chopped fine (mint aka fudino)
  • 4 leaves of leeli chai chopped fine (Lemon grass aka Leeli chai)
  • 4 tsp. sugar (or to taste)

Method:

  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan.
  2. Add Mint leaves and Leeli chai.
  3. Add tea, reduce heat, and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add milk and sugar, and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Strain and serve.

Serves 4

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