Malaysian Milk Tea
Malaysian Milk Tea
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Malaysian Milky Tea
I first came across this most divine of drinks whilst wandering through the back streets of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, perusing the street stalls. The hypnotic action and art of the tea puller, repeatedly pouring from one jug to another, creating not only a spectacle for the eyes but giving the tea, (or Teh in Malay), it’s customary frothy top was mesmerising! I just had to try some! I wasn’t disappointed, it was fantastic! This classic Malaysian drink sweetened with condensed milk also known as Malaysian Milky Tea was just the ticket, specifically the iced version! I’d say it’s the best, most refreshing drink you can possibly have on a hot and humid day! No wonder Teh tarik has become recognised as part of the beverage heritage of Malaysia by the Malaysian government ministry.
Makes 4 servings Ingredients: *500ml/ 2 cups of water * 4 heaped tbsp black tea leaves, (basic plain black tea, Darjeeling or Pandan not required!), or 3 English Breakfast teabags * 3 tablespoons of condensed milk, (to taste, add more if you have a sweet tooth) * First Aid Kit – in case you […]
The art of pouring is taken so seriously in Malaysia that they have tea-pulling competitions! After the tea is mixed to the perfect level of sweetness, it is repeatedly poured from one jug to another to create a frothy top. The expert tea puller pours the mixture back and forth repeatedly between two vessels […]
Teh tarik (literally “pulled tea”) is a hot milky tea beverage which can be commonly found in restaurants, outdoor stalls and within the South East Asian countries of Malaysia and Singapore. Its name is derived from the pouring process of “pulling” the drink during preparation. It is made from black tea, sweet condensed milk or […]
Teh-Tarik is just as much about fun and theatre of preparation as it is taste. Please feel free to leave a comment it you have any ideas for this page – Check out this funny and educational video – Not only is it amazing to watch this professional Thai tea pulling […]