Iced Tea

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Ingredients:

  • Tea bags ~ 5
  • Fresh Rosemary ~ 1 sprig
  • Fresh Mint ~ a couple of leaves
  • Water ~ 5 cups
  • Orange juice ~ a couple of Tbsp.
  • Sugar ~ to taste

Steps:

  • Bring water to a boil. Turn off the stove and add the tea bags, rosemary and mint. Cover and let it cool until the flavors have steeped in (about 30 minutes).
  • Mix in the orange juice and sugar and place in the fridge until ready to serve.

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Pudina/Mint Thugayal

Pudina/Mint Thugayal

Ingredients:

  • Pudina/Mint ~ a bunch
  • Tomato paste ~ 3 Tbsp.
  • Tamarind, Red chillies ~ to taste
  • Jeera ~ about a Tbsp.
  • Urud dal, Channa dal ~ about 1 Tbsp. each

Steps:

  • Wash the mint leaves thoroughly and chop them coarsely.
  • In a skillet, add some oil, and once hot add the jeera and let it sizzle. Now add the dals and roast it to golden brown. Add the red chillies to this.
  • Now add the mint leaves and saute for about a min or two, following which add the tomato paste (can also use fresh tomatoes) and saute for a couple more minutes.
  • Turn off the stove, let it cool and grind this with tamarind and salt to a coarse paste.

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