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Friday, March 09, 2012

Orange Ginger Iced Tea

Summer has started in India,East  and the  Middle-East. U can always beat Summer with Cool Drinks or Coolants - like many Indians always do and with Airconditioners. Many even prefer Cold Coffee or Iced Tea with Breakfast or Brunch.U must be familiar with Lemon Iced Tea -a tangy refresher. I preferred this Orange Iced Tea than that Combo cause it tasted sweet. A perfect Thirst Quencher and quite a Refresher. I added Ginger juice and honey to do it healthier. U can avoid them to go with sugar.Try this Combo Iced Tea once and see how it deliciously refreshes U to beat the Heat. Try it at home and Enjoy this Summer Tea Splash!. Enjoy ur Meal!. BonAppetit!.

Orange Ginger Iced Tea
4 Plain or Cardamom Tea bags dipped in 300 ml hot water for 3-4 mins(freshly brewed)
200 ml fresh orange juice
ginger juice made with 1 inch ginger- grated pieces and 50 ml water
3-4 tbsp any good honey
8 Icecubes
few orange wedges - for garnishing
1.Prepare freshly brewed black tea using 300 ml hot water dipping Cardamom Teabags for 3-4 mins.
2.Prepare 200 ml fresh Orange Juice using 2 - 3 any good orange variety.
3.Blend grated ginger and 50 ml water. Filter the ginger juice.
4.Add black tea,orange juice,ginger juice,honey and Icecubes in a blender and blend 3 times 3-4 secs each.
5.Clean 2 tall glasses and fill it with Orange-Ginger Iced Tea. Garnish with Orange wedges and Serve it refreshingly or chilled.U will like it.
U can replace honey with 3-4 tsp sugar .

Sending it to  'Beat the Heat' Event by Surabhi's Best of My kitchen
'Summer Splash'  Event Of  Sangee Vijay's Spicy Treats and Kalyani's Kitchen Chronicle
and 'Any One Can Cook - Series44' Event hosted by Umm Mymoonah of Taste of PearlCity.


Kalpana Sareesh said...

such an refreshing n energizing iced tea..

sahi said...

hiee... i tried it!.... as i dont drink tea.. served it to my friends.. they loved it!... thank u ..:)

Zach George said...

its amazing..I was actually going to have some tea when I spotted ur recipe..shall try it now,I think :)

Surabhi Nayak said...

Supper cool for this summer...
Thanks linking it to Beat The Heat :)

maha said...

U r just awesome.very unique recipes with nice pics.....and this looks really delicious n like inviting...

Viya said...

Wow!! tempting and cool summer drink, looks gr8 too:)

Julie said...

Have tasted the orange flavored tea bags,but never made it at home ..fabulous Job,dear!!

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faseela said...

yummy n inviting tea dear.....refreshing too

simran said...

wow!......what lovely flavours....can't wait for the summer to arrive to taste this wonderful drink!(its still very very cold in j&k)

Lavanya said...

Its a feast in summers. Thanks for sharing.

Rosh said...

Another refreshing drink! gr8!

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SRS said...

Seems very refreshing!

Nevin said...

lovely :D
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Umm Mymoonah said...

This is so refreshing,would be perfect for this summer. Thank you for linking with Any One Can Cook :)