This refreshing tea is made with spices and lemon with tea powder. It is the perfect alcohol-free digestif. Sulaimani tea is not just a popular afternoon beverage but is also served after heavy meals and celebratory meals at functions and weddings for its digestive properties. here’s how to make Kerala’s favourite sulaimani chai.
INGREDIENTS: (Serves 2-3 glasses)
2 pods of cardamom – crushed
half inch ginger – finely chopped
1-inch cinnamon – pounded
2 pods of cloves
3 teaspoons of sugar/ jaggery
1 teaspoon of lemon juice
3 teaspoons of tea powder
Bring the spices to boil. Add the sugar and then the tea powder and let it boil on a low flame.
Turn off the flame, add the lemon juice and cover the pan with a lid for a minute.
Strain the ingredients with a tea strainer and serve hot.