5 Best Suited Teas During Monsoon

Who wouldn’t like to have a hot cup of tea when mighty clouds pour out the rain? Indeed the best part of monsoon season is Tea! There’s nothing as pleasurable as sipping tea, relaxing on a window sill watching the rain. The ecstasy of aromatic tea can even make non-tea drinkers a fan of it during monsoon. Here’s our handpicked collection of 4 teas to celebrate this monsoon.

Bombay Cutting Chai

A unique blend of tea from Assam, with the warmth of spices like ginger and cardamom, is an embracing cup on a rainy day.

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Ingredients
Water
Assam Tea Powder
Ginger
Cardamom
Milk
Sugar

How to Brew
Boil a bowl of water and add sugar, ginger, cardamom to the bowl. Let the mixture boil for about 1-2 minutes. Add Assam tea powder and brew the tea on a medium flame for 5-6 minutes. Pour milk and simmer for2-3 minutes until it boils. Filter the contents and treat yourself to a dose of cutting tea.

Butterfly Pea Flower Tea

Popularly known as Blue Tea, this is a caffeine-free herbal beverage with an earthy taste and some mesmerizing qualities. Its color changes from blue to pink naturally when you add lemon juice, hence the title ‘A magical Tea Blend.’

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Ingredients
Water
Dried butterfly pea flowers
Lime juice
Honey

How to Brew

Add dried butterfly pea flowers to hot water and cover the surface to retain heat. Allow it to seep a few minutes until the water turns a deep shade of blue. Stir in lemon juice and add honey to taste.

Peppermint Hibiscus Tea

Peppermint Hibiscus Tea is the best when the monsoon is on. This refreshing cup of tea offers a tangy taste with a strong flavor of peppermint. It has got a relaxing and calming effect on your mind, body, and skin.

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Ingredients
Peppermint leaves (dried)
Hibiscus flower (dried)
Tea Powder
Sugar

How to Brew
To brew add peppermint leaves, hibiscus flower, and sugar to regular black tea. Boil the mix for 1-3 minutes and serve hot.

Durbari kahwa

If you’re looking for a flavourful and warm drink, Durbari Kahwa is the one. This rich blend includes nuts, fresh spices with a presence of saffron making it a mandatory drink during monsoon to withstand cold.

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Ingredients
Cinnamon
Green Cardamom
Saffron
Sugar

How to Brew

To the boiling water add cinnamon, green cardamom, saffron strands. Bring them to boil. Add the green tea powder and sugar to it and simmer for a few minutes. Now, strain the tea to cups and serve hot.

Rosehip Tea

Celebrate your monsoon mornings with this best brew loaded with a refreshing flavor of rosehips. Every sip of it can relax your body and mind. Loaded with anti-oxidants, Rosehip tea is the best to detoxify your body.

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Ingredients
Rosehip
Sugar/honey
Water

How to Brew

Add the rosehips to a pot along with the water. Bring it up to boil and add sugar/honey. Reduce it to simmer and allow it to steep for 5 mins. And serve hot.