Here is the recipe for traditional Moroccan Mint Tea with step by step guide and pictures.
In this article, we are going to show you how to prepare the Morocco style Mint Tea in its very original and traditional way. You can serve it in suhoor or in iftar, it is an ideal tea drink to have after the meal.
Let’s try this one of the best drink recipe from Moroccan cuisine.
Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe
- green tea as required
- sugar as you like
- water as required
- mint leaves large quantity
Ingredients of Moroccan Mint Tea.
We put water in a kettle, and let it boil.
We put one tablespoon of the green tea in the teapot.
Then, we pour almost the quantity of one cup water in the teapot over the green tea.
We wait a little bit, almost 3 minute to allow it to infuse. Then, we pour this liquid in a cup, and we keep it aside. We are going to use it later. This liquid is considered as the spirit or the heart of the tea. It contains all its benefits and its real flavor.
We, again, pour the some quantity over the green tea.
We also wait for 2 to 3 minute, but this time we take this liquid and throw it because it is considered to have the negative part of the tea. That’s why, this stage is seen as a cleaning the tea stage.
After this, we put sugar into the teapot.
Then we add mint leaves in large quantity.
Then, we put that first cup of the tea, the spirit of the tea cup, back into the teapot.
After all, we pour the so boiling water in the teapot till it is full.
We wait for some minutes for more infusion, then Moroccan Mint Tea is ready. Sugar may be added according to tastes.
The Moroccan people love the mint green tea and they drink it almost on a daily basis. The Moroccan Mint Tea is also considered as a sign of hospitality and generosity. When welcoming their guests, people in Morocco for sure serve this traditional Mint Tea.
As we focus on Ramadan recipes for Iftar and Suhoor, we bring drinks, snacks and appetizer recipes from various cuisines.
Today, we came up with Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe with an easy step by step guide.