The art of preparing tea

Tea preparing methods

Variety of Tea
Method of boiling water
Amount of Tea (Tablespoon)
Timing of boiling
White tea
½ Tablespoon
1-3 minutes
Green tea
1 Tablespoon
3 minutes
Yellow tea
1 Tablespoon
3 minutes
Oolong leaf tea
1 Tablespoon
3 minutes
Black tea
1 Tablespoon
3 minutes

Each variety of tea can be heated more than once.

Popularity of milk tea in the world

  • Milk tea is popular all over the world and the mode of preparation differs from place to place according to taste of the people.
  • In Taiwan, milk tea is known as ‘Pearl Milk Tea’ or ‘Boba Milk Tea’. The Taiwanese started taking this kind of tea since 1980.
  • Tea made after adding milk to black tea is known in England as Hong Kong style milk tea.
  • Doodh Dati Chai in popular in India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
  • Tea Tarik is the name of milk tea used in Malaysia and Singapore.
  • Suatei Tsai – is salted Mongolian milk tea.
  • Snahi Mateeb – Milk tea used in Yemen.
  • Masala Chai – Popular is North India and Western India.
  • Trani Chai – Milk tea where Mewa is added.
  • Thai Tea – Milk tea with sugar. Popular in South East Asia.