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How to make Rice Tea – Japanese Rice Tea

Rice Tea

Rice Tea Recipe

A step-by-step recipe on How to make Rice Tea. This recipe makes about 12 cups of tea, but you can roast the rice in whatever quantity you like, then cool it and store it in an airtight container. Instead of white rice, you can also use brown rice, red rice, or black rice.

Prep Time: 0 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Total Time: 10 min
Yield: ±150 grams


Rice Tea Ingredients150g rice


Rice Tea Step 1Spread the rice in a pan. Dry-fry the rice over medium heat, stirring constantly so that they brown evenly. The process should take about 10 minutes. Make sure that they do not burn as this will make your tea bitter. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the rice to cool completely.
Rice Tea Step 2Place 1 tablespoon of the roasted rice grains in a cup. Pour hot water over the rice and allow to steep for 1 to 5 minutes, depending on how strong you like your tea, longer for stronger tea. You can also add some dried tangerine peel, goji berry, jujube or ginger to the tea. To make Genmaicha (green tea with roasted rice), add a green tea bag.