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matcha tea recipe fused by fiona uyema

How to Make Matcha Tea at Home

This is my version of matcha tea, the Japanese hot drink, that is not as concentrated as the traditional one so I think it is much easier to drink and, in fact, delicious!
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: drink, matcha, matcha tea, tea
Servings: 1
Author: Fiona Uyema


  • Green Tea powder
  • Boiling water


  • Put a quarter of a teaspoon of green tea powder into a cup.
  • Use a bamboo whisk (called a ‘chasen’) or small metal whisk to get rid of any lumps in the powder.
  • Leave water just boiled in a kettle aside for a few minutes to reduce the temperature of the water to below boiling point.
  • Pour a small amount of the hot water into the cup and use the whisk to mix the water and green tea powder together until all the lumps are dissolved.
  • Fill the cup with more hot water and serve (add more or less water depending on whether you want a weak or a strong cup of tea).
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