Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Lemon Iced Tea Recipe

Imagine landing at the Mumbai airport at 4:30 am in the morning. You're just back from pleasantly cool weathers of Europe when your pilot announces, "The temperature outside is 31 degrees Celsius." What?!! You land on earth with a thud!


Lemon Iced Tea Recipe


Yes, summer has fully descended on us. The days are hot and the evenings and nights remain warm.Summer brings about a lot of change in our eating patterns. My most favourite one is switching over to iced tea from hot tea in the evenings.

This basic lemon iced tea recipe those is especially for those who have the powdered ones. It is very easy to make, takes just a little bit of time and is healthier and tastier. Try it out!


Lemon Iced Tea Recipe

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Making Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

1 cup water
2 tsps Darjeeling tea/ 2 Darjeeling tea bags
2 tbsps sugar
3 cups cold water
4 tsps lemon juice
5-6 ice cubes

Lemon slices and mint sprigs for garnishing

Method:

Bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Switch off the gas and add in the Darjeeling tea. Brew for 2 minutes and strain.

Add in the sugar and stir till it dissolves.

Add cold water to the sweetened tea. Now add in the lemon juice once it is cool.

In a tall glass, take some ice cubes. Put in a sprig of mint and a lemon slice.

Lemon Iced Tea Recipe


Pour in the prepared tea.

Relax and sip.