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How To Brew The Best Habibi’s Classic Iced Tea

The Quintessential All Season Cooler

Habibi, offers a range of hot and cold selection of beverages starting from Tea Sulaimani, Morocaan Tea, Lebanese Kahwa, Iced Tea not to forget Turkish coffee. Every beverage has a distinct quality, taste and use a specific kind of tea leaf which when brewed perfectly gives the right colour, flavour and aroma. However, a nice, tall glass of Ice tea is the superior warm weather refresher, which we can’t miss.

Follow the method mentioned below to brew it the way we serve at Habibi.’

PICK A METHOD

There are multiple routes you can take to a cool glass of iced tea. It totally depends on how much time you have. Cold brew can be slightly better since the longer brew time extracts more flavor out of the tea leaves. Pick the method that works best for your schedule. For two cups of finished tea, you can do the following:

Hot Brew: If you are using loose leaf tea, pour one cup of hot water over two tea bags in a glass or ceramic pitcher. Let steep for five minutes, then strain using a tea strainer or fine mesh strainer to remove the leaves. Pour one cup of cold water into the concentrate to dilute it then serve it over ice. If using tea bags, you’ll follow the same procedure, just use two tea bags instead of the loose tea and instead of straining, and simply remove the spent bags.

Cold Brew: In a pitcher, pour two cups of cold water over about a tablespoon of loose tea (or one tea bag) and let it sit in the refrigerator for eight to twelve hours or overnight. Then just pour the tea over ice to serve.

Sun Brew: “The cool part about sun tea is it has that country feel to it,” Follow the cold brew ratio above. Before you begin, leave the tea leaves or tea bag in boiling water just so that the water seeps in . Instead of letting it steep in the refrigerator, leave the pitcher in a spot outside that gets full sun for six hours—serve it over ice when finished.

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SWEETEN IT UP

Trying to stir a granulated sugar won’t work—it will not melt and sink to the bottom. Instead a simple step can add an extra flavour with ease.

Simmer equal parts sugar and water on the stove until the sugar is dissolved. Stir continuously and mix it well with your cool tea, tasting as you add it and adjusting based on your preference.

You can also try alternative liquid sweeteners like honey and maple syrup. ‘Agave’ is also fantastic.

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GIVE IT YOUR TOUCH AND FEEL

Serve iced tea in a super chilled glass with big cocktail-style ice cubes. A sprig or two of fresh mint, a slice of orange, or a wedge of lime is nice as well.

Then all you need to do is take your glass outside, sit, sip, and enjoy one of summer’s little pleasures.

OR

JUST VISIT HABIBI
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A Vegetarian’s Survival Guide To Arabic & Indian Cuisine – Relish Authentic Delicacies in Delhi.

The best way to satiate your taste buds is to make sure that you find the right eatery. Being a vegetarian and a foodie you’ll always face a few extra challenges and considerations when it comes to exploring world cuisine. Habibi is the place where you go to savor the scrumptious Arabic and Indian delicacies and come out fulsome and satisfied. This makes it popular amongst the locals as well as the tourists visiting the city.  Habibi offers its patrons both fine-dine and quick service restaurant options across Delhi /NCR serving authentic flavors of Arabic and Indian culture and cuisine.

Take A Look At What Habibi Has To Offer You.

PITA BREAD : Is a soft, slightly leavened flatbread baked from wheat flour. Staple of Middle Eastern cuisines. Have it with hummus or roll it to a shawarma. It’s something that will never disappoint a hungry vegetarian.pita-bread

FATTOUSH SALAD : Made with garden fresh raw vegetables, a perfect start to your meal. Want something light and healthy for a quick meeting over lunch. Fattoush salad is something that will satisfy your taste buds.

 

 

3. FATTOSH SALAD

HUMMUS : Also know as ḥummuṣ bi ṭaḥīna is a dip made from boiled, mashed chickpeas, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic and Sumac powder garnish. It’s popular throughout the Middle East and in Middle Eastern cuisine around the globe. Hummus has crossed over nicely into the rest of the world and you’re probably already familiar with it and even better if you’re already a hummus fan.

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FALAFEL : Deep fried mashed chickpeas served hot and traditionally with plenty of pita or wrapped perfectly to a shawarma!

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KASHMIRI BIRYANI : A flavour some biryani packed with spices, cashew-nuts and raisins and all vegetarian goodness. This is a sweet biryani and is a must-try if you are in a mood for something light and aromatic.

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FALAFEL SHAWARMA : Made with fried patties of ground chickpeas and authentic Arabic spices rolled in pita bread, served in tahini sauce for that extra tang and pickles.

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Paneer Shawarma : Is a Vegetarian take on the ever so famous Chicken Shawarmas. Marinated cottage cheese grilled and wrapped in pita bread. Just exactly how heaven would taste.

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So with that in mind, let’s take you to our menu.
DLF Saket Menu

Time to go eat!