Moroccan Mint Tea | Tea Recipes


Moroccan Mint Tea

Moroccans love their mint tea,  which they sip throughout the day in cafes and souks (marketplaces). It is usually served at home at the end of a meal or with sweets.

Moroccan Mint Tea is made with Chinese Gunpowder Tea, which got its name from the popping noise the tightly-rolled leaf pellets made when infused. Here is a simple recipe that you can try at home.

Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe

Make in a 3-cup teapot, serves six.

  • Warm the tea pot with hot water. Discard water.
  • Add to the pot:
  1.      1 tablespoon of Gunpowder Tea
  2.      1/3 cup sugar,
  3.      a handful of fresh spearmint leaves.
  • Add boiling water, cover and steep for three minutes. Stir and serve.
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