Green tea with ginger, lemon, honey and spices - how to brew ginger tea recipe with photos.
At home, you can easily prepare a stunningly delicious and fragrant tea with fresh ginger root, lemon, cinnamon, and honey Dittany. This hot drink is not only a vitamin, fragrant and delicious, but also useful. Natural ingredients of ginger tea activate metabolic processes in the body and, thus, contribute to weight loss. Regular consumption of this tea will help you get rid of extra kilograms accumulated during the winter. In addition, the tea activates the immune system and, therefore, help to stay healthy during seasonal diseases.
Ingredients for ginger tea:
• Green tea (not flavored) - 1 tea. boxes .;
• cinnamon stick -1;
• star anise - 1 small asterisk;
• ginger root - 10 grams (three small pieces);
• Lemon - 15 grams (two slices).
How to make tea with ginger
To properly brew the tea useful to start with the preparation of its main components.
Ginger root is necessary to thoroughly wash, so as tea we will use it without cutting the rind. Just cut off from the roots well washed three thin small pieces.
Whole lemon cut in half and first cut off midway from two thin slices.
To prepare ginger tea, I usually use a clear glass cup, the choice of dishes is not basic, just a cup of tea looks beautiful and can be seen as a drink, like, it absorbs the color of green tea and the fragrance of spices.
On the bottom of the cup I first pours the tea leaves, and then put the pieces of ginger, star anise, cinnamon stick and a slice of lemon. The second I leave for the freshness of flavor and decoration.
Then, pour a cup of boiling water up to the top and to the tea better than the present, on top of covering the cup with a small flat plate of, or a special cap, which often sold with cups.
Infuse ginger tea should be 5-7 minutes. External signs in a transparent cup, you can even watch.
The tea is brewed correctly and fairly, when you see that almost all the tea leaves fell to the bottom of the cup. You see, as in the photo.
At this point, you can safely proceed to the tea party. At the request of a ginger tea with lemon and spices can be fed honey.
If you want honey dissolved in tea, it is necessary to wait until its temperature is not above 60 degrees. In this case, you will not only benefit from tea, but also from honey. Enjoy your tea!