Yaara thei


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in

Lands of the Curry Leaf

Lands of the Curry Leaf

By Peter Kuruvita

Published 2018

  • About

Very occasionally even tea tasters develop a yearning for the frothy, milky, sweet tea Sri Lankans know as yaara thei — ‘a yard of tea’. It is the perfect weekend tea comforter, just not too often as it is very, very sweet. I used to love it as a kid, as it had a big froth on top when it was handed to me.

If you happen to be in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Kuwait, Brunei or the United Arab Emirates, you can get to a Dilmah tea lounge to have it made for you, otherwise here