This refreshing ice tea is packed with all the goodness – pomegranates which are rich in anti-oxidants and loads of freshness of lemon and mint leaves; ideal to beat the scorching summer heat!
You need –
- Pomegranates – 1 cup
- Tea bags – 4 teabags
- Water – 4 cups
- Simple syrup – as per taste
- Thin lemon slices – 4-5 for garnishing
- Mint leaves – 2 tablespoons + extra for garnishing
How to –
Boil the water in a sauce pan. Turn the heat off, add the tea bags , mint leaves and allow to Steep for 10 minutes.
In a blender, blend the pomegranates with ½ cup of water. Pour the juice through a fine mesh into a bowl, using the back of a spoon squeeze out juice completely. Remove the tea bags and pour the tea into the juice. Stir well.
Pour into a pitcher and chili the tea for about an hour in the fridge.
Fill the serving glasses with ice cubes and pour the tea. Garnish with fresh mint and sliced lemon and serve.