how to make bitter melon tea

how to make bitter melon tea

How to Make Bitter Melon Tea

Bitter melon tea has a distinct flavor that many people love. It is known to have health benefits, as well. Here’s how to make your own blessed cup of bitter melon tea:

Gathering the Ingredients

  • Bitter melon – 1 small or ½ medium, or 4 to 6 pieces of dried bitter melon
  • Water – 5 cups
  • Optional ingredients – honey, cinnamon and cardamom

Making the Tea

  1. Start by washing the bitter melon to remove any dirt. Cut it into thin slices, taking care to remove the seeds. Cut the slices into small pieces.
  2. Bring the water to a boil. Add the bitter melon pieces and reduce the heat. Allow the tea to simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Strain the tea into a ceramic mug and add any optional ingredients to taste. Serve hot or cold, depending on your preference.

Enjoying Your Bitter Melon Tea

You can enjoy your bitter melon tea either plain or with any of the optional ingredients. The tea may taste bitter or sour to some individuals, but the taste typically mellows with regular consumption. To get the full health benefits of bitter melon tea, drink it daily.


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