Sulaimani tea/ Arabic tea. Sulaimani tea is a spiced black tea without milk. This tea is brewed to a golden color with spices like cinnamon,cardamom,cloves,ginger with tea powder and finally a dash of lemon is added too. Why is it called Sulaimani tea?
With time, the Arabs inherited the tradition of drinking ghava but made some slight changes to the ancient recipe. In Arabic, Sulaimani meant "man of peace" and no wonder this tea gets such a beautiful name. It is a tea brewed with mixed spices and tea leaves. You can cook Sulaimani tea/ Arabic tea using 8 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Sulaimani tea/ Arabic tea
- You need 2 cups of water.
- Prepare 1 of tea bag.
- You need 1/2 inch of ginger pieces.
- It’s 1-2 of cloves.
- You need 1-2 of green cardamom.
- You need 1 of small piece of cinnamon.
- You need 2-3 drops of lemon juice.
- It’s 1 tbsp of fresh mint leaves.
There is no milk added in the tea. Brewed to a beautiful shade of amber, Sulaimani tea is an ambrosial tea made without any artificial ingrediant and served with an invigorating dose of passion. You may often find a mint or basil leaf floating within, infusing it with fresh herby flavours and a heady aroma. Or, in some cases, a sprinkle of ground cardamom or cinnamon may be added.
Sulaimani tea/ Arabic tea instructions
- Take a sauce pan.
- Add water into it.
- Add ginger, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and mint leaves. Cook for 5 minutes at least.
- Add tea bag and boil again. Add sugar if you want.
- Cover pot and simmer for 5 more minutes.
- Now strain tea and pour into cup. Add few drops of lemon juice and enjoy this refreshing and healthy tea.
Sulaimani tea is a spiced black tea famous in Malabar region in Kerala. It is aromatic, flavorful drink that aids in digestion. This is usually served after a heavy meal in hotels. I had this in mandi restaurant in Dubai where they serve this at last after having a heavy biryani. The spiced Arabic sulaimani tea recipe which is also called as Malabar black tea.