Thursday, April 11, 2013

Tulsi Pitta Dosha Tea (An exotic blend of Chai spices)


Satya Teas, spices and herbs are your best allies in the kitchen and to your health. Our teas are a combination of organic flowers, leaves and barks. They are blended to please the needs of your constitution and to aid balance and well being. Herbal teas are best steeped with boiling water, for at least 5 minutes. There are a few exceptions, such as Chamomile, which you should only steep for 3 minutes or it will turn bitter. Generally speaking, you should cover your cup when steeping herbal teas so that those which have beneficial essential oils, such as peppermint, are not lost. Herbal teas generally make great iced teas, as you can create a concentrate and dilute it with ice and water.

How to make your cup of tea.
This tea only takes 3-4 minutes to infuse and to release a deep red color that is cooling, astringent and exotic enough to please the digestion of Pitta dosha.


Tulsi (holy basil), elderberries, orange peels, hibiscus, mint and pomegranate are the ingredients of this lovely blend. Use water at 90*C and 1 tsp of leaves per cup of water.

Ingredients: For 1 cup of tea;

·         half cup of water
·         2 table spoon of sugar (as per you choice, if you are diabetic, you can choose sugar free tablets)
·         1 and 1/2 table spoon of Satya Tulsi/ pitta dosha tea.
·         3/4 cup of milk (prefer toned milk with less fat).

Directions for preparation:

·         Put the kettle with water on gas stove with lower flame.
·         Add Satya Tulsi/ pitta dosha tea to it when the water starts boiling.
·         Now increase the flame level. Please make sure that you allow the water to boil with tea first for 2 minutes..
·         Wait for 2 minutes and then add sugar.
·         Let it boil for another 2 minutes on high flame and then half cup of milk to it. Quantity of milk should depend on your choice as some people like less milk in their tea.
·         Lower the flame level and leave it to boil for another 5 minutes.
Here is your good, homemade Satya Tulsi/ pitta dosha Tea to serve.







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