Hot Lemon Ginger Honey Tea

April 10, 2012 § Leave a comment

In the cold Northern Parts of India,  a tall cup of hot lemon ginger honey tea is satisfying. The heating qualities of ginger warms the body and after chai, this is my second favourite Indian tea. At home in Canada I make this tea on a brisk winter’s day or if I feel a cold coming on. In India you can get variations of this drink by omitting an ingredient, lemon ginger, ginger honey etc. You can make a herbal version of this tea or lightly steep a tea bag until the tea turns a golden amber. Adjust the quantities to satisfy your taste.

Makes a cup of tea
Prep time 5 minutes

1 tbsp (15 ml) ginger cut into matchstick pieces
1/2 – 1 tsp (2 – 5 ml) lemon juice
1 – 2 tsp (5 – 10 ml) honey
1 cup (250 ml) hot water
tea bag (optional)

1. Combine the ingredients in a glass or mug and enjoy.

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