hibiscus tea or hibiscus drink is a super healthy and very refreshing drink made using fresh hibiscus flower or dried ones .
fresh or dried
Honey / sugar
To make Hibiscus tea , we can either use fresh Hibiscus flower or dried ones .
Here i have used fresh flowers.
Separate the green region and centre pistil region of the flower. Like this we will be using only petals of the flower.
In case you are using dried flower, they are mostly cleaned and ready to use.
Wash the flowers nicely. Make sure there are no ants or dirt.
In a pan / vessel , take 3 cup water . Keep it for boiling.
Once water is boiling nicely. Switch off.
Add cleaned flower petals to the hot water.Stir.
Cover and keep for 15 - 20 mins , Let the hibiscus flowers steep for 10-15 minutes in hot water.
You will notice that the petals have started to discolor .
Discard the discolored petals.
Transfer the strained hibiscus tea to a serving glass.
Squeeze lime. Mix and observe the magic.
The color changes to a beautiful scarlet red.
Add little honey or sugar if you wish .
add Few mint leaves or any herbs if you wish for some extra flavor.
Hibiscus tea can be relished hot / warm or cold as per your preference .
Add few ice cubes if you like.
Super healthy and very refreshing Hibiscus Tea is ready to sip !!
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