This tea is refreshing, a thirst quencher and nutritious too. Longan contains niacin which aids metabolism, keep the digestive system healthy and very soothing and calming effect on the nervous system. It's obtainable from chinese medicall hall.
In case the pandan leaves are not available, do omit them since these are for fragrance only.
4 cups water
1/2 teaspoon tea leaves
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 pandan leaves - tie into a knot
2 slices ginger
2 tablespoons dried longan - wash and drain
1. Boil 2 cups water, sugar, ginger and pandan leaves. After sugar is dissolved add longan, continue boiling until longan expands. Remove from heat.
2. Boil another 2 cups of water adding the tea leaves, let boil for 5 minutes. Strain into a jug.
3. Combine together the tea and the longan syrup, stir well.
4. Pour into a glass to serve.
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