Dine with Danika


Lemon Infused Fresh Basil Tea with Homegrown Basil

Cuisine: Indian
Serve as: Drink

Fresh Lemon Basil Tea with Homegrown Basil🌱🌱
Do you love basil as much as I do? Then you most likely have planted lots of basil in your garden or pots and by midsummer you should expect lots of fresh basil luring you with its fresh aroma! and if you haven't planted what are you waiting for?  If I can do it, anyone can I think...🤗🤗

And you’re probably wondering what are you going to do with so much basil, right? Well, make this simple basil tea recipe or store some for upcoming winter days..!! or even u can make fresh pesto at home. (I'll share recipe soon here).
Making a sweet basil tea is not only easy but super enjoyable too. Add a few drops of lemon juice, some grated fresh ginger and some honey and trust me you’ll make yourself one of the best teas you’ve ever had!

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes

Quantity: Serves 2


  • Fresh Basil leaves
  • 1 tspn regular black tea bag
  • 1 cup Water
  • Honey to taste
  • Lemon drops

Preparation method

  1. In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat.
  2. Add the basil, honey and tea bag; cover and leave it for 5 minutes.
  3. Strain, discarding basil, and tea bag. Squeeze some lemon drops and serve immediately.