food

Loomi Tea

A hot tea for a hot day? This Middle Eastern drink will make you forget all about ice cubes, even in the middle of the desert.

food

Loomi Tea

A hot tea for a hot day? This Middle Eastern drink will make you forget all about ice cubes, even in the middle of the desert.

Ingredients

  • 2 dried limes (loomi Omani)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup honey

Steps

  1. Using a mortar and pestle, crush the dried limes, breaking them into pieces.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the water with the crushed limes and bring the mixture to a boil. Once the liquid is boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the tea from the heat and strain it through a cheesecloth or coffee filter-lined fine mesh sieve and into a kettle or tea pot.
  4. Add the honey to the tea. Stir and serve hot.