Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Lychee Tea - Healthy Tea | Vegan Lychee Tea..

Some Basics about Lychee and Black Tea Leaves .. 

What is Lychee ?

Lychee is a tropical fruit and it belongs to "Soapberry" family and it has many health benefits. 
Lychee's are high in Vitamin C and phosphorous.

Below is the Lychee picture for your reference.

Recent research supports these claims: "Studies have shown that tea may protect against heart disease, Alzheimer's and many types of cancer". And also from centuries, "Tea" has been used in alternative medicine to treat everything from cancer to constipation.

Some information on Black Tea Leaves ..

In this recipe i used "Black tea leaves"Which helps to keep your breath smelling sweet because it is full of polyphenols, powerful antioxidants that stop plaque from clinging to your teeth.
Black tea also helps stop belly fat before it starts. Studies also show that 
polysaccharides in black tea have glucose-inhibiting properties – meaning that it may also help to prevent diabetes.

A cup of hot lychee tea can be refreshing after a stressful tiring day.

Take a look at how to make "Lychee Tea" in a easy and quick way for a healthy life.

Ing :

Lychee : 4 no.s

(Cut and open the shell of Lychee and remove pink cover and black seed in center and then cut them into small pieces)

Black tea leaves : 1/4 tea spoon
Fresh ginger : 1/8 tea spoon
Sugar : 2 tea spoon (Adjust according to your taste)
Fresh lemon juice : 1/2 tea spoon (a small slice for garnishing-its optional)
Water : 1 cup

Method :

* Boil water in a pot and add in black tea leaves and boil it for 2 minute and switch off the flame.

* Strain the tea and transfer it to a clean pot.

* Now add in the lychee pieces,ginger and sugar and bring this to boil. Once it starts boiling switch off the flame and again strain this mixture to a serving cup.

* Add in the fresh lemon juice and stir the tea and enjoy your tea !


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Unknown said...

wow tea with lychee looks super refreshing and a very nice innovation dear !!

cookingwithsapana said...

Lychee tea must be delicious !

Recipe world said...

Sounds very healthy n yummy..I wouldn't mind having a cuppa Lychee Tea now!

divya said...

yummy n scrumptious .

Ruxana Gafoor said...

refreshing tea

Vimitha Durai said...

Healthy and refreshing tea

Poornima said...

Vegans are not supposed to use sugar?Isn't that so?