2 qts. cold water
1 tbs. jasmine tea
1 tbs. green tea
½ cup fresh, peeled, roughly chopped ginger
2 stalks lemon grass, peeled and roughly chopped
12 sprigs fresh mint, roughly broken apart by hand
1/3 cup granulated sugar
Lemon or lime slices, for garnish (optional)
Candied ginger, for garnish (optional)
- In pot with lid, bring water to boil over high heat. Immediately after it begins to boil, add jasmine tea, green tea, ginger, lemon grass and mint.
- Remove from heat and stir briefly. Add sugar and stir until granules dissolve. Allow to steep 10 to 15 min.
- Pour solution through a fine-mes-sieve. Bring to room temp. before storing in reefer. Chill until cold.
- Pour into glasses with ice and garnish with lemon or lime slices, and candied ginger, if desired.