Tue. Dec 18th, 2018

Ethiopian Spice Tea Recipe – የሻይ ቅመም (Yeshay Qimem)

Ethiopian Spice Tea Recipe – የሻይ ቅመም (Yeshay Qimem)

Ethiopian Spice Tea Recipe – የሻይ ቅመም (Yeshay Qimem)

Ethiopian Spice Tea Recipe – የሻይ ቅመም (Yeshay Qimem)
Ethiopian Spice Tea Recipe – የሻይ ቅመም (Yeshay Qimem)

 

Ethiopian tea is a spice infusion, usually a chai-like mixture with citrus peels, rose hips, cloves, sometimes herbs like chamomile, and this was strong with cinnamon. No actual black tea, just the spices.

Ingredients

1 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1 cup water
1 (1/4-inch-thick) slice fresh ginger
(All these spices are found mixed together as a single type of spice,Tea Spice!!)

Preparation

  • Stir all ground spices together in a small bowl.
  • Bring water to a boil.
  • Add 1/8 teaspoon spice mixture and ginger and simmer 4 minutes.
  • Pour tea through a fine sieve lined with a coffee filter or paper towel in a cup.

Health Benefit of Spiced tea

  • ANTIOXIDANTS
  • INFLAMMATION AND PAIN RELIEF
  • EMOTIONAL CALM AND DEPRESSION LIFTS

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