Pounded Tea with Sweets

Preparation info
  • Makes

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


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By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

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In essence, the basic tea is a nutritious health drink. It’s not a clear beverage, but a creamy, slightly thick, greenish-gray drink that has a pronounced tea taste, made smooth and rich by the addition of nuts and seeds. For a simplified home version, an electric blender makes the pounding step effortless. Spoon a sweet mixture of dates, goji berries, sweet beans, crystallized ginger, and chewy tapioca pearls into the tea; it balances the tea tannins.

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