REFRESHING DHOLAGIRI RECIPES
Hot Spiced Afternoon
2.28 litres water
114 gm sugar
1/ 2 level teaspoon of whole cloves
1/ 2 a stick of cinnamon
143 ml orange juice or squash
juice of two lemons cinnamon sticks to serve
Add the spices to the water and bring to boil. pour onto
Dholagiri tea and allow to brew for five minutes.
Stir, strain, add the sugar and stir until dissolved. Add the fruit
To reheat before serving (if necessary ), place over low heat-do not
Serve with cinnamon sticks.Sufficient for 12 people.
2 cups cold water
1 teaspoon chai masala
6 cups boiling water
2 tablespoon loose tea leaves
Juice of 2 lemons
Juice of 2 oranges
1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
Fresh orange or lemon slices for garnishing
Combine sugar, cold water, chai masala and bring to a simmer. In
a separate pot,
pour boiling water over tea and combine with fruit juices. Add to
the spice mixture
and simmer for 5-10 minutes. Serve hot or let cool and serve iced.
58 gm dry Dholagiri tea
373 gm refined sugar
373 gm arrowroot/ cornflour
60 ml fresh milk
300 ml water
Heat the water and remove quickly from fire when boiling. Rinse
teapot with hot water and put in the Dholagiri tea leaves. Pour
boiling water into a teapot. Infuse for eight to 10 minutes. Strain
infusion, Keep it aside. Boil milk. Blend sugar whit arrowroot (or
cornflour ) and add to boiled milk.
Let the mixture simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring continuously
to avoid lumps. Remove from fire. Add tea infusion, stir and
freeze. Makes 746 gm of ice-cream.
Ice Mint Tea
Pour the liquor over crushed ice in glass.
Add thin slices of orange and lemon and five or six crushed mint
Sweeten with liquid sweetener, if desired, and mix well.
Serve immediately with sipping straws.
3.79 litres fresh cider 1teaspoon chai masala
Combine the ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes.
Serve hot and use cinnamon sticks as stirrers. Makes 32 drinks.
This aromatic spiced tea has been the Indian drink of choice for
hundreds of years. It is the perfect blend of freshly-ground spices
(masala ) like cloves.
cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cardamom and pepper, added to a
boiling pot of loose leaf tea and milk to make a delicious,
and healthy beverage.