North African Sage N’ Green Tea(Niger)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

They keep cool in Niger by drinking this hot tea, which makes them sweat, which cools them off. Pleasing on cool days too. From Sasha Martin.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 teaspoons green tea (I use decaf)
  • 2 12 cups simmering water
  • 6 -9 fresh sage leaves
  • sugar, to taste (the more the better or use sweetener of choice)


  1. Let all ingredients steep together for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Serve in small glass teacups from your local Middle Eastern market.
  3. Enjoy this lovely warm tea!