Monday, September 13, 2010

Mint Ice Tea

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Mint Ice Tea:

Mint ice tea is a quick and easy, refreshingly delicious drink on a hot summer day. It goes well with all types of cuisines. Its very easy to prepare this..We will need fresh mint leaves, green tea packet, honey and ice cubes. 

Its a perfect summer beverage for children, as this contains no caffeine.  This bright, mellow and energizing drink tastes incredibly delicious, with ice cubes.

Also, you can take Mint tea hot, if you feel as though you’re getting a sore throat or cold.  It is certainly soothing…!


Some of the interesting facts of mint leaves are

  • Used to aid digestion and relieve nasal congestion.
  • Mint eases bronchial constriction associated with asthma.
  • Ease the symptoms of nausea.
  • Provides quick relief from heartburn.
  • Mint oil can relieve muscle aches and pains.
  • To soothe sore muscles as topical analgesics.
  • Its refreshing taste makes it an ideal remedy for bad breath.
  • Its stimulating scent can ease the symptoms of stress.
Lets enjoy the benefits of mint by adding it in our daily menu…!!!

And here is the delicious mint tea recipe, the whole family will enjoy..:)

Ingredients:


  • Green tea                      - 1 packet
  • Mint leaves                   - ½ cup
  • Honey                           - 1 tbsp
  • Ice cubes                      - handful
Method:


  1. Heat 2 cups of water in a bowl.
  2. Add tea sachet, mint leaves and allow to boil.
  3. Don’t over boil, this will make the tea bitter.
  4. Keep covered and turn off the flame.
  5. Let it cool for 5 mins.
  6. Filter the contents.
  7. Add a tbsp of honey and stir well.
  8. Refrigerate and garnish with fresh mint leaves or lemon grass.
  9. Place several ice cubes in a glass and pour the minted tea.

  1. Yummy mint ice tea ready to refresh you…Now drink & Enjoy..
       Keep Smiling & Take Care…!

49 comments:

  1. Soo refreshing Jay....Lovely tea...

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  2. wow Jay, that looks so nice and refreshing.

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  3. This is certainly a refreshing drink!

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  4. I feel its coolness through the screen :)

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  5. Ahh..that looks refreshing n thirst quenching !

    US Masala

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  6. The name itself make me smell the flavour of mint. How refreshing..

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  7. Refreshing!!

    Jay, I did not receive yr entry. Can you plz re-check what ID you sent it to?

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  8. Looks so cool!!!! I can smell the minty tea already.... the photos did their part ..... :-)

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  9. Wish I cud have it n chill out ryt now :)

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  10. YUMMY ICE TEA .GOOD INFORMATION ABOUT MINT

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  11. such a refreshing drink and love to have it after an elaborate meal

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  12. lovely...very refreshing drink...

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  13. wow looks so nice dear

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  14. Very refreshing iced tea, feel like finishing that glass..

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  15. Dear Jay
    Thats a great one!! I am always after hot black tea with milk and sugar.
    I have few packs of green tea ( but it has that bitter gin seng in it), but I am going to try your recipe with this tea.
    Have a nice week

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  16. Dear Jay
    Thats a great one!! I am always after hot black tea with milk and sugar.
    I have few packs of green tea ( but it has that bitter gin seng in it), but I am going to try your recipe with this tea.
    Have a nice week

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  17. Thank you dear friends for visiting my place ...:)

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  18. மிகவும் அருமையாக இருக்கின்றது...சூப்பர்ப்.

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  19. Lov mint flavored drinks,lovely n refreshing...

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  20. Jay, the event was for recipes posted in the month of August. Really sorry, I cannot include your post since you posted it in Sep. Please feel free to delete my link from your post.

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  21. Lately my husband has become a great fan of ice tea, I am sure he would enjoy this. Thanks for sharing.

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  22. I can have this anytime dear...Who can refuse this refreshing drink

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  23. wow wonderful ice tea...i always go for ice tea instead of coke...they r so refreshing and healthy too..

    Lavanya

    www.lavsblog.com

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  24. I always drink green tea and would love to try your version. Looks super refreshing !!

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  25. lovely n refreshing drink. always love the mint

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  26. I love any dish with mint...!!this one`s refreshing too..

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  27. Thanks for trying out the corn masala and thanks for taking time to write the feed back,u made my day :)

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  28. Mint with tea loving it..very refreshing..

    Pushpa@ simplehomefood.com

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  29. Thats a lovely recipe!! Nice refreshing drink..

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  30. Wow! so yummy and refreshing. Beautiful clicks too...feel like grabbing that glass from the screen and enjoy :-)

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  31. Wow! so yummy and refreshing. Beautiful clicks too...feel like grabbing that glass from the screen and enjoy :-)

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  32. Wow! so yummy and refreshing. Beautiful clicks too...feel like grabbing that glass from the screen and enjoy :-)

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  33. Very refreshing post, thanda thanda cool cool :))

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  34. I love iced tea all year long. With the heat we've had here this looks particularly refreshing!

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  35. Should be a refreshing one...

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  36. after a tired day.... it will make really fresh.....

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  37. I always make ice tea when I am really tired and dehydrated. Ice teas always make me feel refreshed.
    dining tables

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  38. GRACIAS por este BLOG tan ESTUPENDO!!!
    SALUDOS DESDE BARCELONA:)

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