What’s In The Packet?
vegan. gluten free. 100% natural.
no preservatives or additives. artisanal. hand blended. hand-packaged
Hot and steaming with its exotic fragrance inspiring a blissed out smile with each sip. When the weather calls for it or the mood strikes, Chai Numi Basra is heavenly over ice. If you’re a purist at heart and a fan of citrus with a gentle bitter twang, you can enjoy this tea straight. For the traditional Iraqi experience, add your desired sweetener to lift the flavour of the citrus. Expand the experience even further by brewing it with fresh ginger, fresh mint, or cinnamon.
For a cultural treat, service your Iraqi Dried Lime tea in dainty Turkish tulip cups on a decorative tea tray. Pour small amounts of tea at a time, keeping the rest hot in the teapot. Just remember to keep the tiny refills flowing! Of course, this delightful tea will be equally spectacular served in your favourite teacups. For a cooling indulgence, serve it over plenty of ice in a tall glass.
Its uniquely flavoured self. Exotic, tart and aromatic, Iraqi Dried Lime tea is a sensorial experience that needs to be enjoyed with full focus.
From morning to midnight, there’s always time for tea! This is as true in Iraq as it is in your home. Tap into the power of Iraqi Dried Lime tea whenever you’re in need of a refill of vitality or the mood for a citrus hit strikes.
1 heaped tsp per cup
3 – 5 min
Add 1 cup of water to a stovetop teapot or saucepan. Add 1 heaped tsp of tea. Cover and bring to a rolling boil. Simmer on low heat for 3 – 5 min. Strain into cup. Sweeten to taste. Delicious served hot or chilled over ice.
Brew it the traditional Iraqi way
Add freshly drawn ambient water to a stovetop teapot or saucepan. Add 1 tsp of tea per cup. Cover and bring to a rolling boil. Simmer on low heat for 3 – 5 min. Strain into cup. Sweeten to taste. Best served in traditional istikan tea glasses (Turkish tulip cups) with sugar or honey on the side. Traditionally, the tea is generously sweetened to enhance its natural flavour. If sharing, impress guests by serving on a decorative tea tray.