Chilled Darjeeling First Flush with Mango & Mint

Taste one of the world’s best teas with a twist of mango and mint. Tip: Use ripe Alphonso mango preferably.


  • Ingredients:
  • 8 tsp of darjeeling first flush tea
  • 4 cups of water
  • 4 tsp of honey
  • 1 lime for lime juice and zest
  • Mango (preferably ripe Alphonso mango, peeled and sliced)
  • 8 fresh mint leaves


  1. Bring water to a boil, and then remove from fire to cool.
  2. Then add the tea leaves to a large pot and allow to steep for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Strain tea into a clean jug and keep in the deep freezer.
  4. Add honey, lime juice and zest from 1 lime to the tea.
  5. Add iced water (sans the ice) to the tea to make enough for 4 glasses and also to dilute the tea which would otherwise be very intensely flavoured.
  6. Add mangoes and mint to the chilled tea and serve in tall glasses.

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