East Lemon Iced Tea
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Lemon Iced Tea

Making perfect lemon iced tea is easy, and endlessly adaptable. Learn how to make lemon iced tea in few simple steps. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Resting Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make iced tea, iced tea, lemon iced tea
Servings: 4 Glasses
Author: Hina Gujral

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoon loose tea leaves chai patti
  • 4 glasses of water
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Honey/sugar to taste

Ingredients To Serve Lemon Iced Tea:

  • lemon slices
  • few fresh mint leaves
  • ice cubes

Instructions

  • Boil four cups of water in a saucepan. Turn off the heat.
    Add sugar (if using) and stir to dissolve it.
    Add the loose tea leaves or the tea bags. Cover the pan with a lid.
    Allow the tea to steep for 3 - 5 minutes. Not more than that.
    Remove the tea bags or sieve the liquid. Allow the liquid to cool down.
    Add the lemon juice and sweeten the iced tea using honey (if not using sugar) to your taste.
    Stir in the ice cubes. Add freshly cut lemon slices and mint leaves for some fresh flavor.
    Serve lemon iced tea chilled.

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Notes

You can use tea bags as well instead of loose tea leaves. 
If you are using sugar as a sweetener, it is important to dissolve it in boiling water before adding tea leaves/tea bags.