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Two Glasses And One Pitcher Of Butterfly Pea Tea or Blue Tea
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Butterfly Pea Tea Recipe (Blue Tea)

Butterfly pea tea or blue tea is a herbal drink that is very popular in Thailand. It’s lovely either hot or cold and you can add more flavor to it with a bit of honey and a squeeze of lime!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Beverages, Drinks
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 2 drinks
Author: Nart


  • Pyrex measuring cup
  • Mesh strainer



  • sugar or simple syrup or honey to taste
  • lime or lemon juice to taste


  • Boil 2 cups of water in a kettle.
  • Put the dried butterfly pea flowers in a medium or large Pyrex measuring cup.
  • Add all the boiling water to the cup and let it rest for a few minutes.
  • Strain the tea with a mesh strainer and discard the flowers. Add sugar or syrup or honey and/or lemon or lime juice, if using
  • Fill two glasses with ice. Pour the tea over ice and enjoy.