Besides custard-apple tea and mangosteen tea are very hot in the market. Another fruit drink that is gradually becoming a “hot trend” recently that you cannot ignore is Hanoi Plum Tra. This is also a fruit tea drink cool, smashing the hot summer day very effectively. The price of plum is much cheaper than custard apple and mangosteen. So do you know how to make Hanoi plum tea to catch up with the trend? The following article, Dung Ha Dry Food will explain in detail to you the recipe for how to make Hanoi plum tea for both drinking and business. Let’s start finding out together.
1.What is plum tea?
Plum tea does not discriminate between users, anyone can use this drink. With being made from 100% pure fresh plums, without preservatives, it is very popular with young people, especially women.
1.1 How to choose delicious red plums?
- Choose fruits with beautiful colors: Choose plums with bright, uniform colors, not deep. Ripe plums will be dark red or a little red with green spots
- Hardness test: Gently press the plum with your hand to test the firmness. Ripe plums often have soft, elastic skins
- Uniform size: Choose plums of the right size and evenly large fruits. Avoid choosing plums that are too small or too large, because such fruits are not guaranteed to be of good quality
- Check the plum skin: Check if the plum skin has a torn, deep, crushed, or rotten taste. Plums with thin skin, no signs of rot, peeling or crushing are best
- Depending on the purpose of use: If you buy plums, you want to eat them immediately. Choose for yourself the ripe plums, soft skin, red fruit. If buying to make tea, choose plums that are not fully ripe
2. How to make Hanoi plum tea to cool down and catch up with tiktok trend?
2.1 Preparation ingredients
- 500g plum
- 100g red tea
- 60ml kiwi syrup
- 220g tapioca flour
- 1kg white sugar
- White salt
- 25ml lemon juice
- 3 liters of purified water
- Tools: Pot, spoon, sieve,…
2.2 Make plum syrup
- Rinse plums under clean running water
- Put 1 teaspoon of salt in a bowl with 500ml of water. Dissolve salt
- Let plums soak in dilute salt for 7 minutes. Pick up plums, wash them under clean running water, let them drain
- Using a knife, cut the plums in half, filter out the seeds. Take the plum meat and put it in a bowl
- Put in a bowl of plums, including 800g of white sugar + 1g of fine salt. Mix the salted sugar together with the plums
- Marinate plums for about 4 hours to make plums water and have beautiful colors
- Pour the plums soaked in sugar into the pot with 500ml of water
- Put the pot on the stove and bring to a boil over high heat to bring the sugar water to a boil. Cook while stirring constantly until the sugar is completely dissolved
- The plum syrup pot comes to a boil, lower the heat, and cook for about 20 minutes to thicken the plum syrup
- Take the plum carcass out. Use a spoon to mash the plums
- Pour the plum syrup through a sieve to remove the plums completely
2.3 Cook tea and sugar syrup
- Put 2.5 liters of purified water in a pot and bring to a boil. Boil water, add black tea and cook for 15 minutes. Stir well to dissolve the tea. Cover the pot, brew the tea for 30 minutes to infuse the tea
- The tea infuses and dissolves. Pour the tea through a sieve, filter it twice to remove the tea body and get a clear tea mixture
- Put in the pot 500g white sugar + 300ml water
- Put the sugar pot on the stove and boil for 15 minutes (Do not stir the sugar, let the sugar boil naturally)
- When the sugar water boils, turn off the heat and let it cool. Put sugar water into glass jars and use gradually
2.4 Making kiwi pearls
- Put 220g of tapioca flour in a large bowl. Pour 120ml of cooled boiled water into a bowl
- Put 60ml of kiwi syrup in a bowl of tapioca flour. Mix all ingredients together
- Using your hands, knead the dough until the dough is sticky to form a uniform, smooth, non-sticky dough
- Wrap food in cling film, place in the refrigerator, let the dough rest for 30 minutes
- Take out the dough, roll the dough into small balls with a weight of about 20g. Shape the dough into small balls
- Put in a pot of 350ml of water, put the pot of water on the stove and proceed to boil the water
- Boil the water, put the pearls that have just been squeezed into the pot and boil. When the pearls are cooked, they float to the surface, then take them out and soak them in ice cold water for 5 minutes. Pick up the pearls, let them drain
2.5 Make plum tea
- Put 150ml tea juice + 70ml plum syrup + 10ml lemon juice + kiwi pearls into the cup. Stir together
- Fill the tea cup with ice cubes. Garnish sliced plum + sliced lemon on top and enjoy
Plum tea is cool, sweet and sour, with a fragrant aftertaste of red tea that is very delicious and easy to drink. Accompanied by a little topping of crispy kiwi pearls, crispy and delicious to eat.
3. What is the nutritional value of plum tea?
- Antioxidants: Plum tea contains antioxidants like Polyphenols, Flavonoids, and Catechins. These three powerful antioxidant compounds help protect against the effects of free radicals and are very beneficial for heart health anh the immune system.
- Vitamin C: Plums are a good source of Vitamin C. When used to make plum tea, a small amount of this substance can be infused into the beverage. Vitamin C plays an important role in supporting the immune system, increasing resistance and helping the body absorb iron.
- Minerals: Plum tea can provide several minerals such as potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, manganese and phosphorus. These minerals are necessary for many bodily functions. Includes vital cellular activity, water and electrolyte balance, regeneration of bone and tooth functions
- Caffeine: Plum tea may contain a small amount of caffeine from the tea. Caffeine will help you stay awake, increase concentration. However, the caffeine concentration in plum tea is usually lower than in black or green tea