Dried Lime Tea

Chai Noomi Basra/Chai Hamudh

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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Naturally dried limes noomi Basra are imported from Asia to Iraq via the only port city in the country, Basra. These limes make a refreshing sweet-and-sour hot drink tremendously popular throughout the entire region. It is usually served in the traditional Iraqi small thin glass, istican. Here is a recipe for making enough tea for 4 to 6 people.