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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 45.7
  • Total Fat: 4.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.8 mg
  • Sodium: 35.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 0.7 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Poo Cha [Tibetan Butter Tea] calories by ingredient
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Poo Cha [Tibetan Butter Tea]

Submitted by: FUNCOOKING
Poo Cha [Tibetan Butter Tea]

Introduction

Tibetan butter tea has been made for centuries in Tibet and is a great tea for a cold day and is also great as an after dinner drink. Traditionally brewed with Pu'erh tea, a tea from ancient tea trees found in China and Tibet, it is also ok to use a high quality black tea. Tibetan butter tea has been made for centuries in Tibet and is a great tea for a cold day and is also great as an after dinner drink. Traditionally brewed with Pu'erh tea, a tea from ancient tea trees found in China and Tibet, it is also ok to use a high quality black tea.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    4 cups water
    1/2 cup 2% milk
    2 tablespoons salted butter
    2 teaspoons loose black tea (100% Assam is best) or black tea packets

Tips

Traditionally, a pinch of salt was added the the tea in addition to the salted butter used to make it. Also, a pinch of sugar also increases its subtle flavors of butter and tea.


Directions

First Bring the water to a boil in a sauce pan.
Turn off heat and add the tea.
Cover and let steep for 5-10 min. depending on how strong you want it.
Put the tea, butter, and milk in a blender and blend on low speed until thoroughly mixed.
Serve the tea immediately for best taste or put in heat proof container and put in refrigerator.
To heat up, shake or stir tea good and place in a microwaveable cup and microwave for 30-45 sec. or until hot.
This tea can be kept in the refrigerator up to one week, but starts to go stale after that.

Serving Size: Makes 6 6-oz Drinks

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FUNCOOKING.






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