how to prepare butterfly pea tea

how to prepare butterfly pea tea

how to prepare butterfly pea tea. Butterfly pea flowers are typically used to color food and beverages, as their bright blue color comes out when soaked. However, when the liquid is mixed with an acidic ingredient such as lime or lemon juice, it transforms into a beautiful shade of royal purple. Enjoy the striking hue of this summery iced tea garnished with a slice of lemon.

What is Blue Tea

Blue Tea Also known as Asian Pigeon Wings, Blue Bell Vine, Blue Pea, Cordofan Pea and Darwin pea, ‘Butterfly Pea’ (Clitoria ternatea) is an amazing brain boosting herb native to tropical equatorial Asia. Know more about Blue Tea with many wonders and benefits and side effects

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 5 min

Total time: 20 min


Makes 2 cups

2 Cups Water

10 Butterfly Pea Flowers

2 Tablespoons Honey

Lemon Slices, optional juice


Bring water to a boil and remove from heat. Add Butterfly Pea Flowers and allow to steep in water until cooled. Stir in honey. Remove flowers before serving. Pour into glasses filled with crushed ice and add a squeeze of lemon. There are many benefits of blue butterfly pea tea

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