Poo Cha [Tibetan Butter Tea] Recipe

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Submitted by cookingenthusiast

Makes 6 servings



This is a tea made for centruies in Tibet and is great on a cold day. Pu'erh is the tradtional tea used which comes from ancient tea trees found in china and Tibet. However, Black tea works just as good, a nice quality loose leaf tea that is, but black tea bags work to.

Recipe Ingredients for Poo Cha [Tibetan Butter Tea]

4 cups water
1/2 cup 2% milk
2 tablespoons salted butter
2 teaspoons black tea

Recipe Directions for Poo Cha [Tibetan Butter Tea]

  1. Bring water to a boil in a sauce pan.

  2. Turn off heat and add the tea and simmer covered for 5-10 minutes.

  3. Put tea, butter, and milk in a blender and blend on low speed until well mixed.

  4. Serve tea immediately for best taste or put in a heat safe container and place in the refrigerator.

  5. The tea is traditionally slightly salted before drinking, this is in addition to the salted butter, or you may add a little sugar to add the the flavor.

  6. Shake or stir thoroughly after being refrigerated and before heating.

  7. Do not keep tea more that one week in the refrigerator.

Categories

Chinese, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 184.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
44
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
34mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
1.0g
0%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
0.7g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 0%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
    Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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