Lemongrass ginger tea
The lemon grass, also known as citronella, is a native of India and is widely used in Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. This provides a suggestive herbaceous aroma and a slight lemon taste sour.
Has healing properties acting as a great digestive, relaxant, analgesic, antidepressant, healing, expectorant, etc..
To prepare an infusion for 4 people, we need:
- 1 tablespoon black tea (optional)
- 10 thin slices fresh ginger
- 2 stalks lemongrass, chopped
- Sugar or honey to taste (optional)
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
In a small pot with lid, combine 1 a quarter liter of water with the tea (if you add it), the ginger and the lemongrass. Put it over medium heat and heat until steam rises from the surface. Turn off heat and leave covered for 5 minutes resting.
Strain and then bring it back to warm over low heat, adding sugar and the lime juice to taste.
Serve immediately or refrigerate it and serve with ice.
More information: Wikipedia
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