Parsi Chai with Mint / Fudino, Lemon grass / Leeli Chai
Health value: Antioxidant See Leeli Chai/Lemon Grass Health benefits
Removes Headaches, Muscle aches, soothes and relaxes.
2 cups water
4 tea bags, or 4 tsps loose black tea
2 cups milk, Highfat or Lowfat - your choice
4 Mint leaves chopped fine (mint aka fudino)
4 leaves of leeli chai chopped fine (Lemon grass aka Leeli chai)
4 tsp. sugar (or to taste)
Bring water to a boil in a saucepan.
Add Mint leaves and Leeli chai.
Add tea, reduce heat, and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
Add milk and sugar, and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
Strain and serve.
Serves 4 cups.
Note: Dried lemon grass leaves make a zesty, refreshing drink that is highly satisfying both hot and cold. It has a light lemony taste, with slight hint of ginger. And is known to lift a sagging spirit, as well as aid digestion. Recent studies also show that Lemon Grass has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Best of all, it tastes great. If you have yet to try it, we recommend it highly. Naturally caffeine-free.