How to Make Matcha Green Tea

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Many people want to know how to make matcha tea, but they don’t always realize that there are different types of this tea, and various preparation methods to follow. The most popular types of tea made from matcha include usuchakoicha, and matcha lattes, among others.

Koicha

This is a thicker and stronger version of matcha tea that is often considered more formal and has a unique recipe. You should only use high-quality matcha powder for this preparation, or else the taste may be bitter.

Usucha

This is a thinner and weaker version of matcha tea, and also the more common way to prepare this around the world. You can use any quality of matcha powder for this preparation.

Let us learn how to make usucha and koicha easily at home.

How to Make Matcha Tea
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How to Make Matcha Tea
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Ingredients

Koicha
Usucha
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Instructions

Koicha
  1. Place matcha powder into a small bowl.
  2. Pour water in a pan and bring it to a boil.
  3. Pour hot water over the powder.
  4. Whisk the mixture rapidly, moving your hand not in a circulating motion, but in a jerky pattern, as though you are writing out the letter "W".
  5. Serve this tea hot.
Usucha
  1. Place matcha powder in a small bowl.
  2. Pour water in a pan and bring it to a boil.
  3. Add hot water to the matcha powder.
  4. Whisk the mixture thoroughly, until a thick and lathery foam appears on top of the beverage.
  5. Be sure to drink this type of matcha quickly, before the powder begins to separate and settle.

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