hard iced tea

Hard Iced Tea

Hard Iced Tea :-     (Ice Tea Non alcoholic/Alcoholic Drinks)

The word hard iced tea (1) itself suggests that the tea will be strong in taste. Also you can toggle between Non alcoholic/Alcoholic drinks, non alcoholic tea can be used as a cold eliminator. If you want to make alcoholic drink with cold elimination properties then use Brandy instead of Vodka and do not put ice.

Hard Iced tea

Ingredients for Hard iced Tea Method 1 (Non alcoholic)

  1.  1 liter of water
  2.  4 teaspoons of green tea leaves
  3.  2 teaspoons honey
  4.  10 ml of lemon juice, 5 seeds of cardamom, 1 stick of cinnamon and 1 Star Anise (smash it by grinding in mortar and pestle).
  5.  5 grains of Cloves and black pepper (smash it in mortar and pestle), 
  6. 200 ml of apple juice
  7.  1 leaf of Basil and mint to decorate.

 Procedure

  1. Take a vessel, pour 1 liter of water.
  2. Add 4 teaspoons of green tea leaves, and smashed Star Anise, cinnamon, cloves. cardamom, and black pepper.
  3. Heat it till it boils, then simmer for 10 mins. Then strain it.
  4. Keep it aside for cooling (Min 5 minutes).
  5. Then include 10 ml of lemon juice, 200 ml of apple juice, 2 teaspoons of honey Stir it well.
  6. Then decorate it with Basil and Mint leaves.

         Sip your tea slowly to enjoy completely.

Method 2

hard iced tea

Ingredients for Hard iced Tea Method 2 (Alcoholic)

  1. Water 1 liter
  2.  6 green tea bags, or  3 teaspoons of green tea leaves
  3.  1-2 teaspoons honey
  4.  4 teaspoons lemon juice, 4 seeds of cardamom (smash it by grinding in mortar and pestle).
  5.  Cloves 4 grains (crush it by grinding in mortar and pestle), 4 grains of black pepper (crush it by grinding in mortar and pestle )
  6.  120ml of vodka
  7.  4 leaves of mint and Basil to garnish
  8.  3-4 cubes of ice.

 Procedure

  1. Take a vessel, pour 1 liter of water.
  2. Add 3 teaspoons of green tea leaves and crushed cardamom, cloves, and black pepper.
  3. Heat it till it boils, then keep it on slow fire (simmer) for 5 mins. Then strain it
  4. If you are using tea bags, then keep them in the vessel for 25 mins.
  5. Refrigerate for 4 hours.
  6. Now add 4 cubes of ice, vodka, 4 teaspoons of lemon juice, 1-2 teaspoons of honey ( as per your choice on how sweet you want, its optional without it also taste is good). Stir it well.
  7. Lastly, garnish it with Basil and Mint leaves.

And your strong tea is ready. Sip it slowly to enjoy completely.

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