India could very well be called a country of tea lovers, it is the second-largest producer of tea in the world, but such is the demand that 70% of tea produced is consumed within the country itself. CTC is an abbreviation for Crush Cut Curl, a process invented in the 1930s by Sir William McKercher in Assam, India. The end result of this process gives small hard pellets of black tea. Our tea is sourced from some of the best Organic tea estates of Assam. CTC tea usually steeps as a deep amber color with a rich, slightly bitter, and distinct astringent flavor. CTC tea boasts of many antioxidants, that provide many health-improving qualities. CTC tea helps promote good heart health, lowers bad LDL cholesterol, has a calming effect, regulates blood sugar levels and Vitamin H which is found in the tea will help build your metabolism. Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world.
Net Weight - 200 gms
Origin - Darjeeling
Shelf life - 6 months
Storage Information - Store in a cool, dry place
The Right Tip:
CTC tea is also known as Mamri tea. If you want to have masala chai or want to add milk to tea, then Organic CTC teas is the best bet. Tea is not just a mere beverage for us Indians, it is a comfort drink and uplifts our mood instantly, whether we are tired, unwell, or stressed. Our CTC tea can be used to infuse colour and flavour in various preparations sweet and savory. Ever wondered how the famous Amritsari Chhole gets its dark color? It's the humble CTC Tea, yes indeed! In a muslin cloth add a tablespoon of CTC tea along with whole spices, tie it up and add this potli to the chickpeas while pressure cooking. The chickpeas and the remaining water will get this deep dark colour thanks to the tea, do not discard the water, use it to maintain the dark colour. You are now one step closer to recreating the famous Amritsari Chhole.
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