Ginger is a spice that has been used for a variety of dishes since ancient times. So, in Asian countries the fresh root of this plant is sugared, and then jam is cooked from it. In India, it is added in dried form into flour to prevent the appearance of a musty smell in it. In Western European cuisine, it is almost impossible to prepare puddings, beer, without it. In Russian cuisine, ginger became famous in the 16th century. It was used as an aromatic additive in honey, kvass, braga, and also goodies.
A few years ago, ginger tea became very popular in many countries. Since then, he has not given up his position. And this is not an accident. The drink from this spice is simply wonderful - it is good and to taste, and in its properties. So, he literally gives the body heat from the inside, so that it can be used in the autumn-winter period of the year - for warming and fighting colds. In addition, every girl who follows her figure knows that this is a great tool for fighting extra pounds. No less useful is ginger tea and for health - it speeds up the elimination of toxins and improves the digestion process.
You can drink this drink cold, and warm, and hot. It is better to drink it slowly, enjoying every sip. The one who tries it for the first time, for sure notices that it burns. Therefore, it is advised to start with a very dilute tea to gradually get used to its characteristics.
There are a lot of recipes for this spicy drink. We suggest you learn how to make ginger tea with honey and lemon.
Ginger tea with lemon and honey - recipe
- water - 500 ml;
- lemon - 1 piece;
- ginger - 12-15 g;
- honey - 3-4 st. spoons.
We clean the ginger root, and then rub it on a fine grater. Squeeze juice from half a lemon in a glass dish (jar, kettle). There we put shredded ginger. Fill all with boiling water. We close the dishes with a lid and wrap it with a towel. It is necessary to give at least 15 minutes to stand. Add to the honey honey, circles the remaining half of the lemon and pour over the mugs.
Ginger tea with lemon
- water 350-370 ml;
- calendula - 10 flowers;
- ginger - 10-15 g;
- cinnamon - 1 stick;
- lemon - 1/3 pcs .;
- tea green - 1 teaspoon.
Separate the calendula petals, rinse and leave on a plate to dry them a little. We clean and cut ginger. Fill it with water, send it to the fire. When the water comes to a boil, cook for 4-5 minutes. We put calendula petals, cinnamon stick, mug of lemon, green tea in the kettle. Fill ginger water there. Close the lid and cover it for 7-10 minutes. We serve tea with sweets.
Ginger tea with honey
- fresh ginger - 35-40 g;
- water - 800 ml;
- dried apricots - 150 g;
- honey - 2 tbsp. spoons;
- badonia - 2 stars;
- cinnamon - 1 stick.
Dried apricots and cut with cubes or cubes. Ginger is cleaned, washed and sliced. The form of slicing is thin circles. We heat the water in the pan, put the badon, the cinnamon stick and honey. Boil the minutes. 2. If necessary, remove the foam. Dried apricots and ginger are placed in a thermos, poured with spicy syrup and leave for 7-12 hours.
How to brew ginger tea with lemon?
- boiling water - 1 l;
- lemon - 1 piece;
- ginger - 30-35 g;
- sugar or honey - 2 tbsp. spoons.
Ginger clean and rub. If there are a lot of fibers in the root of this plant, it is better to scrape it with a knife - so it is easier and faster to remove all unnecessary. We connect ginger with lemon wedges in the teapot. Fill with boiling water. We insist and let it cool down to a comfortable temperature. We drink tea with sugar or, if the goal of using this drink is to lose weight with honey.