2 1/2 cups boiling water
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons loose Chinese gunpowder green tea or green tea
6 mint leaves, crushed
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; cover and steep 5 minutes. Strain tea mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard solids.
Note :When you get loose tea from tea bags, one regular green tea bag will yield 1 teaspoon loose tea leaves.
Mint tea isn't just a drink in Morocco. It is a sign of hospitality and friendship and tradition. Because this drink is so popular, it is served all day long, after every meal and with every conversation. Moroccans take great pride in their tea and will often ask a visitor who among their group of friends makes the best cup of mint tea.