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Filipino Drinks and Beverages

Filipino Drinks and Beverages

Filipino Tanglad Tea

Tanglad tea is healthy and good for the heart. It is use as maintenance for those who have heart disease, instead of drinking caffeinated coffee; you can use this as alternative.

Tanglad Tea
Serves 4
Prep time 15 minutes
Dietary Vegetarian
Meal type Drink
Misc Serve Hot
Region Asian

Ingredients for Tanglad Tea

  • Prepare 5 shoots of Tanglad
  • Sugar or Honey
  • Water

Directions to prepare Tanglad Tea

  1. Boil 10 cups of water
  2. Dikdikin tanglad to juice
  3. Dip into the boiling water for 5 minutes
  4. Remove the tanglad from the decoction
  5. Add calamansi
  6. Add Sugar
  7. Let it cool
  8. Serve hot
  9. Serve as tea

Filipino Malunggay Juice – Traditional Filipino Drink

Filipino-malunggay-Leaves-Traditional-Filipino-Malunggay-JuiceMalunggay Juice is a juice that brings excellent medical benefits. It is said that it can cure many sicknesses if you take a glass of Malunggay juice ever morning when you wake up. It helps to increase the body resistance and immune system.
The Ingredients needed for Filipino Malunggay Juice are:
  •  5 cups malunggay leaves
  • 2 pcs pandan leaves
  • 10 cups water
  • 15 pcs calamansi
  • sugar to taste
A Typical way to prepare the Malunggay juice (drink) is:
At first you boil the malunggay leaves and pandan in 10 cups water for approximately 10 minutes. Squeeze 15 calamansi and then add in and finally sweeten the juice with sugar or honey according to taste. Serve the juice cold .

Salabat Tea – Filipino Ginger Drink

Salabat Tea - Filipino Ginger DrinksFilipino Salabat is a typical Filipino drink made with ginger. The translation of the tagalog word Sabat litteraly means Tea in English. Since Ginger has many health benefits, most filipinos drink Sabat when they’re having fever, soar throat or when it’s cold.

The ingredients needed to prepare the Filipino drink Salabat are:

  • 4 pieces of fresh ginger (sliced thin)
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

Find below the procedure for making the Filipino drink Salabat:

  • Put all the ingredients in a small pan
  • Boil the water including the ingredients for approximately 9-10 min.
  • Put the Filipino Salabat in a mug and serve it while it’s hot.

Calamansi Juice – Filipino Lemon Drink

Filipino Calamansi Juice DrinkCalamansi is a small lemmon from the Philippines. It is a popular fruit among Filipinos and often used because Calamansi is rich in Vitamin C, phrosphorus, Iron and Calcium and often used to prevent common sicknesses like cold, cough and flu. Typical drinks made with Calamaci are Lemonade and Calamaci Juice cause of it’s taste, aroma and flavor.

Ingredients needed for Calamansi Juice are:

  • 3 calamansi
  • Ice Cubes
  • Cold water
  • Sugar or Honey

A Typical way to prepare the Clamansi juice (drink) is:

Cut the calamansi in half and squeeze the juice out of the lemon into a glass. Try to avoid that the seeds of the calamansi will enter the glass. Add the cold water to the Calamansi and add some sugar or honey to make the taste just right. Mix it all together and finally add the ice cubes.

Green Mango Shake Recipe

Green Mango Shake RecipeA favorite among Filipino fruit shake lovers. One would love it for it’s tangy and real fruit taste. The green mango comes with a combination of a sweet and sour taste which make the shake amazingly great!

Ingredients for this shake:
1 Green mango
3 onz simple syrup
1 tsp non fat milk
3 onz Evaporated milk
1 1/2 cup ice cubes

Procedure to prepare this shake:
1. mix everything in a blender and process until ice cubes are crushed
2. Pour in a glass
3. rimmed the glass with fine salt to make it more interesting.

Sago At Gulaman Drink

Filipino Drink - Sago At GulamanAll through the year filipino’s love to drink a lot, especially during the hot summers in the Philippines. A typical drink which can be found in many restaurants is Sago at Gulaman. Sago is a tapioca starch and Gulaman is jelly. The combination of these two main ingredients are not only the main ingredients for Sago at Gulaman but also other Filipino drinks. So in order to prepare Sago at Gulaman you need the following ingredients:

• One cup of sugar
• One bar of white gulaman soaked in water and drained
• Two cups cooked sago (tapioca pearls)
• Two cups water

Cooking instructions:

Start by caremelizing the sugar in a pan. When the sugar is melted (till its golden brown) add the two cups of water and continue cooking until the sugar is comletely dissolved. Let it cool off completely and add some of the syrup to the Sago so it will get a sweet taste. Put the Sago and Gulaman in a glass and add some more syrup to make it sweeter. Pour some crushed ice in a glass and fill the glas with ice cold water.