Dandelion Flower Tea Recipe

by Komal Narwani last updated -

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Weeds are considered to be useless, but allow me to introduce to you dandelion flower; a weed which is highly nutritious and has loads of health benefits. One of the best uses of a dandelion flower is to be made into a tea. The best part, dandelion flower tea can be enjoyed both hot and chilled. Here’s how.

How To Make Dandelion Flower Tea

Weed tea? Why not?
Prep Time10 mins
Passive Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dandelion flower tea
Servings: 1 jar
Calories: 32kcal


  • 3-5 dandelion flowers (fresh-picked)
  • 2 cups water (boiling hot)
  • 2 tbsp stevia leaves (dried) or any other sweetener
  • 2 tbsp lime juice (optional)
  • 3 cups water (cold, if you prefer to have it chilled)


  • Pick the fresh dandelion flowers and put them in a colander.
  • Thoroughly wash the flowers under running water to wash off all the dirt and small insects from it.
  • Remove the yellow petals of the flower, keep the leaves aside, and compost the rest of the parts. You may use the leaves in salads or in preparing dandelion leaf tea.
  • Put the collected flower petals in a glass jar and pour the boiling water over it.
  • Add the dried stevia leaves or any other sweetener as desired.
  • Let it steep for 5-10 minutes until all the color and flavor is well dissolved in the water.
  • You may add the lime juice, stir well, strain the tea, and serve it hot.
    A cup of dandelion tea with flowers on a white wooden table
  • If you prefer it cold, you may add lime juice and cold water to the glass jar, stir it well, and refirgerate it for 3-4 hours. Strain the tea over ice cubes in a glass and enjoy the chilled beverage!


You may refrigerate the remaining cold dandelion tea and use it within 36 hours.


Serving: 100g | Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 0.4g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 54% | Vitamin C: 47% | Calcium: 10% | Iron: 9%

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An alumnus of St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Komal is a quirky writer. She loves to add a touch of creativity to everything she does. She has a diverse background in teaching biology, working as an analyst, and freelancing as a content writer. There are only two ways she can express herself, first is words and second is dance.

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