A cup of Puerh tea kept on a wooden surface
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Puerh Tea Recipe

Sip and enjoy a leisurely pot of this hot soothing tea!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: pu-erh tea
Appliance: Stove, Tea infuser
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Ishani Bose


  • 200 ml of water (filtered)
  • 3-4 grams of puerh tea
  • 1 tsp of honey


  • To make Pu-erh tea, use 3-4 grams of this tea per 200 ml of water.
  • Break off a small piece of the pu-erh cake or add the loose leaves to a tea infuser.
  • Add a small amount of water and swirl it around.
  •  Discard this water, along with any impurities it may have eliminated from the leaves.
  • Add hot water to the leaves and allow them to steep for 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove the infuser and add honey or sweetener, if desired, to counter the bitter taste.