Sonia Narang, Nutritionist and Wellness Expert, Oriflame India; Chef Yutaka Saito, Executive Chef, Simply Sushi; Rishav Kanoi, Founder at The Tea Trove, and Shikhee Agrawal, Head Training, The Body Shop India; have listed why you should give matcha a chance and how can you try it:
‘Matcha, a powerful antioxidant can be a great anti-pollution mask, a cleanser, a toner, a face wash or even a scrub.’
Mint matcha tea:
If you're a mint lover, mint matcha tea will give you that distinctive taste and cooling effect which improves digestion. It's very refreshing, maintains hormonal balance and a healthy blood pressure.
As mint is a powerful appetizer, matcha mint tea is recommended to prevent morning sickness during a pregnancy. Have it as a hot beverage or a cold beverage. It is rejuvenating and acts as a stress reliever as well as prevents anemia.
Cinnamon matcha tea:
For all those people suffering from bad breath, instead of going for artificial sweeteners, consume this healthy drink to treat bad breath. As it is completely organic, it helps in fighting cancer and improves brain activity. With its first sip, you will double up and feel comfortable as it cures stomach ulcers and chronic cough.
Try making some matcha ice-cream at home, using a recipe shared by an expert:
Heavy cream 30 ml
Milk 180 ml
Matcha powder 2 gm
Vanilla pods 1 gm
Procedure for four portions: Heat up milk in a pot. Add sugar to hot milk and whisk it. Finally add eggs, matcha (green tea) powder. Pour the mixture in ice cream churner, and follow as directed by churner instruction.