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Hunza Tea Recipe

Rajan loves cooking dishes from his native Indian cuisine. He enjoys sharing his favourite recipes with his online readers.

Hunza Tea

Hunza Tea

The Hunza tribe, a people who live in the Hunza Valley of northern Pakistan, are known for their healthy lifestyles and impressive longevity. Their cuisine makes generous use of natural herbs and spices, and Hunza tea is an essential component of their diet.

The tea is rich in antioxidants and may help boost immunity. It may also play a beneficial role in counteracting issues like high blood pressure, arthritis, and other ailments.

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Note about the recipe: This recipe comes from Dr Bishwaroop Roy Choudhary, an internationally acclaimed medical nutritionist from India. His specialty is diabetes, and although some of his theories have been controversial, many people believe they have been helped by his ideas.

Cook Time

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10 min

10 min

20 min

2 servings


  • 2 cups water
  • 6 pudina (mint) leaves
  • 4 tulsi (holy basil) leaves
  • 2 green cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp dalchini (cinnamon) powder
  • 10 grams adrak (ginger), peeled and grated
  • 10 grams gur (jaggery)
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced


  1. In a pot, bring water to a boil.
  2. Add all of the ingredients except lemon juice. Simmer for 5-7 minutes on low heat.
  3. Strain out the tea in 2 cups, add lemon juice, stir and serve.

Hunza Tea Recipe

© 2020 Rajan Singh Jolly

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