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Apr 25, 2008

Microwave Clove Tea

Microwave Clove Tea
Aromatic and Yummy Tea

Cloves are an important ingredient in many spice blends of India. They are used mostly in garam masalas, biryanis and pickles. There are so many health benefits of cloves. They relieve tooth pain, helps to control vomiting etc. Cloves are very helpful for getting rid of indigestion too. Cloves keep food fresh.

Here is my version of clove tea done easily in microwave.

  • 2 cups Milk
  • 2 tsp Tea Powder
  • ½ tsp Cardamom Seeds
  • 10 or 12 whole cloves, ground into fine powder
  • 3 tsp Sugar


  1. In a microwave safe glass jug (I used a pitcher) add all the above ingredients and mix well with a spoon.
  2. Place the jug in the microwave and heat for 6 to 7 minutes or until the tea begins to boil. Then stop the microwave.
  3. Take it out from the microwave and filter using a strainer. 
  4. Pour into individual cups and enjoy hot tea with crackers or cookies of your choice. 
  5. It’s as simple as that!


Cham said... [Reply]

I love clove tea, beautiful entry Uma

Dhivya said... [Reply]

great entry uma:))clove tea is my favorite too

ms said... [Reply]

hey uma, im intrigued by the proportion of 12 cloves to 2 cups of milk. Is it whole milk? I guess I will have to try it to see how strong it is. Great entry!

Unknown said... [Reply]

Hi Uma, nice entry! Loved the addition of cloves:)

Kalai said... [Reply]

Love this clove tea, Uma! Nice entry. :)

kamala said... [Reply]

Great entry uma.Love it

Unknown said... [Reply]

nice entry uma..simple yet great recipe

Alpa said... [Reply]

please say you'll let me come over, i could use that right after work :) hey, i've never made tea with all milk before, is this how you always make it?

Rajitha said... [Reply]

i really gotta try this one out...MW is so much easier than the stove-top version

Anonymous said... [Reply]

Hi,just wanted to say that you did a great job.It looks sooooooooo
ooooooooooooooooooooooooo good

Dhivya said... [Reply]

check out my my blog for the surprise uma:))

bee said... [Reply]

okay, i'm gonna make this right now. will be back in 7 minutes.

karuna said... [Reply]

thanks uma. nothing like a nice cup of hot tea.

bee said... [Reply]

we're drinking it right now. :D

Uma said... [Reply]

Cham, Dhivya, Roopa, Kalai, Kamala, Divya Vikram, Sri la, Karuna: Thank you all for your sweet comments.

MS: Thanks. I used 2% milk to make it. Yes, it's little bit spicy.

Alpa: You're most welcome to drop by for a nice cup of tea. I always use milk in tea as we don't like black tea or black coffee that much. Thanks.

Rajitha: You're right. The MW version is so easy and less messy. Try it and let me know.

Dhivya: Thank you so much for thinking of me for this award.

Bee: Thanks a lot for trying my version of tea. Hope you liked it.

Meera said... [Reply]

Great idea!! Will try soon.

Bhawana said... [Reply]

Hi Uma, Nice tea dear... I missed this event

Pravs said... [Reply]

never had clove tea. Something to try for me. Nice pic with cookies.

Madhavi said... [Reply]

Great entry uma,will try soooon, keep rocking:)))

Arundathi said... [Reply]

am drinking it right now!! lol!! love it!

Anonymous said... [Reply]

This is so much easier than monitoring a pot on stove. Should try it out sometime.

Srivalli said... [Reply]

LOL..looks like you have inspired many to try this right away!...but you could've waited for me to announce this right..:(..in future pls do ask me else I will not have any entries!!..:)))

Uma said... [Reply]

Meera, Bhawana, Pravs, Madhavi, arundathi, Roma: Thank you all so much for your sweet comments.

Srivalli: Thanks. I am glad that I've inspired so many friends. So you're going to announce microwave beverages soon? Don't worry! I have so many other microwave beverages in mind for your event. LoL!

Anonymous said... [Reply]

Mmmmmm.Tea-licious! :-)

Unknown said... [Reply]

Hi Uma,
Just made this tea and sipped , it was so great and feel fresh to have clvoes in the tea, I always try cardamon but this was good.

Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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