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hibiscus tea in a glass with dried petals placed next to it on a marble.

Hibiscus Tea recipe

Hibiscus tea recipe - a revitalizing and delicious herbal drink that can be consumed hot or cold. This wonderfully refreshing floral tea is fairly simple and easy to make with few ingredients.
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Course: Beverages, Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 24kcal
Author: Geetha



1 Cup = 250ml ; 1 Tablespoon = 15ml ; 1 Teaspoon = 5ml

  • 2 large Dried hibiscus petals
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 inch Ginger washed, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Teaspoons Honey


  • On medium heat, place water, ginger in a saucepan and bring it to rolling boil. Turn off the heat.
    2 cups Water
  • Now add dried hibiscus petals, ginger and steep for 5 minutes or more if you want intense flavour.
    2 large Dried hibiscus petals, 1 inch Ginger
  • Pour hot hibiscus tea it in a glass, mix in honey and enjoy.
    2 Teaspoons Honey


You can swap in maple syrup, coconut sugar or any healthy sweetener for honey.
You can leave out ginger if you don't like a spicy touch to your tea.
Adjust honey depending on how sweet you prefer your tea to be.
Steep hibiscus petals longer for strong and intense flavour.


Calories: 24kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.03g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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