India’s Very First Tea Carnival – Chai Ho Jaye (Let’s Have Tea)

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Chai Ho Jaye (let’s have tea), India’s first ever tea carnival, organized by Indian Tea Association in collaboration with Tea Board of India, is a nice initiative to bring together all the tea lovers and introduce them to different kinds of tea. The purpose of the event, which is planned across many cities in India, is to connect the tea industry with tea lovers, connoisseurs and aspirants and bring awareness about different avatars of the most traditional indian drink. From tea inspired mocktails, tea tasting, flash mobs, games, competitions to loose leaf tea give-aways, the event brought in a whole new energy and awareness about tea.

RECIPE: Jasmine Tea Infused Vodka

Honestly if you are given a choice between Armegeddon and TEA, you don't say 'what kind of tea?' - Neil Gaiman

Honestly if you are given a choice between Armegeddon and TEA, you don’t say ‘what kind of tea?’ – Neil Gaiman

This Jasmine tea infused cocktail is yum, quick and easy to make. It’s floral, citrus, sweet and sour flavours make it a perfect drink for warm weather. The jasmine tea infused vodka would have everyone asking you at the party – what’s in it? So, get the ingredients on and try this interesting tea cocktail.

(approx 4 servings)
4 tsp loose leaf jasmine tea
1 part vodka
2 parts pineapple juice
1 cinnamon stick
1 lemon sliced

Add 4 tsp of jasmine tea and a cinnamon stick to pre-boiled water and let it steep for 20 mins. Strain out leaves and let it cool and refrigerate for few hours. Place all the ingredients in a mixer and add crushed ice. Shake vigorously, strain and pour in glasses. Garnish with lemon peel. Sip it and let me know how it turned out.

When you are in a fun state of mine or you simply feel like having vodka.