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Traditional Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe

Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe

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

Course Drinks
Cuisine Moroccan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • green tea as required
  • sugar as you like
  • water as required
  • mint leaves large quantity



  1. Ingredients of Moroccan Mint Tea.

    Morrocan Mint Tea Ingredients


  1. We put water in a kettle, and let it boil.

    Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe
  2. We put one tablespoon of the green tea in the teapot.

    Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe
  3. Then, we pour almost the quantity of one cup water in the teapot over the green tea.

    Preparing Traditional Moroccan Mint Tea
  4. 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.

    Moroccan Mint Tea Traditional Recipe
  5. 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.

    Mint Tea of Morocco
  6. After this, we put sugar into the teapot.

    Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe
  7. Then we add mint leaves in large quantity.

    Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe
  8. Then, we put that first cup of the tea, the spirit of the tea cup, back into the teapot.

    Moroccan Mint Tea - Step 8
  9. After all, we pour the so boiling water in the teapot till it is full.

    Moroccan Mint Tea - Step 9
  10. We wait for some minutes for more infusion, then Moroccan Mint Tea is ready. Sugar may be added according to tastes.

    Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe


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.

Hope you would like it and try soon and of course there are many kinds of Moroccan iftar recipes we have such as Moroccan vegetable tagine recipe and Moroccan chicken briouat recipe.

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