Do you prepare Tea properly? Here is How to Do it

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Do you prepare Tea properly? Here is How to Do it

Our morning or refreshment time begins with our favourite drink i.e. Tea. You will not find anyone who doesn’t like tea at all. Today, there is a trend of sipping green tea. There are numerous benefits of having green tea in your daily habits.


Do you know? there are different types of Tea. Those are, Black Tea, Green Tea, Oolong Tea, White Tea, etc. But, there is a big question, do we prepare tea properly?

Here is what we do typically to prepare Tea,

Boil water, add some sugar and milk as optional, then add tea leaves and boil it for few minutes so that some tea color comes out. The above procedure is wrong.

  • Don’t use boiling water, as it will cook the leaves, spoiling the flavour of the tea.
  • Don’t re-heat water as the oxygen content will reduce, flattening the taste.

Now, it’s time to master the art of steeping, as Udyan Tea, an online shopping space for tea lover explains the proper ways of different tea.

How to prepare Black Tea :-

  • Put 2.5 grams, approx. 1 teaspoon of tea leaves in an empty cup
  • Pour 200 ml, approx. 1 cup of hot water at 90-95°C into the cup
  • Cover with a lid & let it steep for about 5 minutes
  • Strain and serve
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How to prepare Green Tea :-

  • Put 2.5 grams, approx. 1 teaspoon of tea leaves in an empty cup
  • Pour 200 ml, approx. 1 cup of hot water at 75-80°C into the cup
  • Cover with a lid & let it steep for about 3-4 minutes
  • Strain and serve

How to prepare Oolong Tea :-

  • Put 2.5 grams, approx. 1 teaspoon of tea leaves in an empty cup
  • Pour 200 ml, approx. 1 cup of hot water at 85-90°C into the cup
  • Cover with a lid & let it steep for about 5 minutes
  • Strain and serve

How to prepare White Tea :-

  • Put 2.5 grams, approx. 1 teaspoon of tea leaves in an empty cup
  • Pour 200 ml, approx. 1 cup of hot water at 75-80°C into the cup
  • Cover with a lid & let it steep for about 3-4 minutes
  • Strain and serve


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