What’s a rainy day without a cup of piping hot tea? There’s nothing as heavenly as sitting near the window watching rain with hands wrapped around a teacup! This got me thinking of a few good tea flavors to double the mood of a rainy day. What specifically makes these teas so special and enjoyable? Here are a few Indian Teas to help you enjoy your next rainy day!
1. Cardamom Tea
A herbal tea made from infusing crushed cardamom in boiling milk. A sip of cardamom tea can bring a sensation to your taste buds. It is famous for its flavour and has also got some health benefits. It can help in complete digestion of food will make you love it more. The bioactive ingredients in cardamom seeds give an infusion with high therapeutic value. Cardamom is known as the queen of spices and has an intoxicating sweet floral note. Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are the largest producers of cardamom in India. Next time when you sip cardamom tea, never forget to take an imaginary trip through the cardamom plantation in South India.
Ginger tea is rich in antioxidants like gingerol, zingerone that has multiple medicinal and health properties. A cup of ginger tea is recommended to any monsoon health woes like cold, flu, stomach upset and nausea. The pungent flavour in ginger tea can settle an upset stomach and serves as the best digestive tonic. Also it is loaded with minerals like Potassium, manganese, magnesium and copper which doubles the healing power of ginger tea. Assam is the leading producer of ginger in India.
Are you looking for the best healthy drink for monsoon? If yes, you’re at the right place. One of the most expensive spices in the world, saffron tea is a mood lifter with a mild and natural flavour. This warm cup of tea is the most comforting tea with subtle taste notes. They’re rich in both antioxidants and flavonoids. Improving moods, treating depressive symptoms and cancer fighting properties are the main benefits of saffron tea. Saffron tea is also good for skin and hair. In India, saffron is the largest producer of saffron and is famous for its traditional heritage.
If you’re looking for a refreshing beverage on a rainy day, then my pick for you is cinnamon tea. It has got plenty of health benefits like improving health, reducing blood sugar level and inflammation. Loaded with antioxidant like polyphenol, cinnamon tea can fight off radicals that damage your cells. Many consume cinnamon tea as they’re good for heart health. Cardamom tea can treat throat infection and symptoms of flue. ‘Meghalaya’ the abode of clouds is famous for its cinnamon production in our country, followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka.