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Egyptian shay bil na'na' or mint tea

Making Egyptian shay bil na'na' or mint tea from scratch is easy. Egyptian shay bil na'na' or mint tea is dried mint mixed with tea leaves and the mixture is brewed like regular tea.

Egyptian shay bil na'na' or mint tea

Ingredients:
2 sprigs dried mint
3 tablespoons loose tea
3 cups high quality water
Sugar optional

Directions:
In a pot that has a tea diffuser add the tea and mint. Pour the water of water over the tea leaves (boiling water may destroy the taste of your tea leaves if you are using green or white loose tea). Wait for the leaves to infuse, the time depends on your taste, longer brews for a richer taste, shorter for a lighter taste.



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