Mali and Mauritania Tea Ritual
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Recipe type: Drink
Cuisine: North African
Serves: 4
  • 4 Tablespoons green tea
  • 12 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar or more
  • 4 sprigs mint
  • 2 tea pots and 5 glasses
  1. In a tea pot boil water with green tea leaves
  2. once boiled pour tea from one pot to the other several times
  3. Then from a great height above the glasses pour one glass and then continue pouring from glass to glass until a frothy foam appears, put the pot back on the fire and add in mint leaves and sugar. Repeat the process until each guest had three cups of tea.
  4. Serve with dates
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