Shoe Flower Tea (Chemparathi Tea)

Ingredients for Shoe Flower Tea (Chemparathi Tea):

1. Water – 4 cups

2. Sugar – 100 gm

    Cinnamon – ½ inch piece

    Ginger chopped – 2 slices

3. Hibiscus flowers dried – 1 cup

4. Lemon juice – 10 milli

5. Water – 4 cups

6. Watermelon flesh scooped as small balls – To decorate

    Salad cucumber slices – To decorate

How to prepare Shoe Flower Tea (Chemparathi Tea)?

1. Boil water in a saucepan and boil ingredients no: 2.

2. Keep stirring and boil till sugar dissolves completely.

3. Put off the flame and add hibiscus flowers.

4. Stir well and close the saucepan with a lid.

5. Allow it to rest for 20 minutes.

6. Strain it and keep this juice in refrigerator.

7. For serving, mix it with 4 cups of water, lemon juice and ice cubes.

8. Using a tooth pick, fix cucumber pieces and watermelon scoops in the serving glass.

9. Serve chilled.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, February 1-14, 2020


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