Leftover Onion Peel Tea

Leftover Onion Peel Tea

 

Leftover Onion Peel Tea | How to make tea from onion peels| Recipe of onion peel tea with step by step instructions and video recipe

Sometimes leftovers can be put to really good use by giving them a good little makeover. Therefore how about making tea from leftover onion peels?

Yeah your heard it right. It’s known for its magical healing powers and act as a immunity booster.

Making this tea is simple, easy & great way of getting a little more out of your leftover onion skins.

According to the Wikipedia It is exceptionally rich source of plant compounds called flavonoids, especially the powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound, quercetin.

So apart from regular tea, if something new & innovative like this interests you, then go ahead, you will love this tea.

My other leftover makeover recipes would sure interests you. Here is the list 👇

Leftover Chapati/roti chocolate mithai, Leftover wheat dough dahi vadas, Leftover chapati/roti cutlets, Leftover bread pudding, and Leftover whipped cream and bread malai kulfi

video recipe :

 

Prep Time :  5 mins
Cook Time : 10 mins
Serves : 1

 

Leftover onion peel tea

 

Ingredients to make Onion Peel Tea

Outermost layer and onion skins of 2 big Onions

Green Tea sachet 1

Hot Water 1 cup

Honey 1 spoon

Lemon juice 1 tsp

Mint leaves a few

 

 

 

Method to make leftover Onion peel tea :

Leftover onion peel tea

 

Peel the onions, keep the outer most layer along with peels. Wash well.
Put the onion peels in glass jar. To this add green tea sachet.
Leftover onion peel tea
Pour 1 cup of hot water over it, cover and let it steep for 10 minutes.

Strain the liquid. Add 1 tsp honey. Mix well.

Add 1 tsp lemon juice and some mint leaves.

Your leftover onion peel tea is ready.

 

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Leftover onion peel tea

 

 

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Leftover onion peel tea known to have some healing powers. Making this tea is simple, easy, and a great way of getting a little more out of your leftover onin skins.
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Recipe type: Healing Tea
Serves: 2 cups
Ingredients
  • Onion skins and outermost layer of 2 big Onions
  • Green Tea sachet 1
  • Hot Water 1 cup
  • Honey 1 spoon
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp
  • Mint leaves a few
Instructions
  1. Peel the onions, keep the outer most layer along with peels. Wash well.
  2. In a glass jar, put in the onion peels.
  3. To this add green tea sachet.
  4. Pour 1 cup of hot water, cover and let it steep for 10 minutes.
  5. Strain the liquid.
  6. Add 1 tsp honey. Mix well.
  7. Add 1 tsp lemon juice and some mint leaves.
  8. Your leftover onion peel tea is ready.
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This Post Has 19 Comments

  1. Jolly

    I’ve never before seen a onion tea using with onion peel – This is totally new to me and looks delicious!

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Jolly. This is old age remedy to cure many problems. I have heard a lot about this from my grandparents and have given a touch of my own to this tea.

  2. Usha

    I don’t drink tea but onion peel tea is interesting. Nice way to put even the peel to use.

  3. Mayuri Patel

    Every time I will peel an onion, which is practically every day, I will remember your onion peel tea. An innovative recipe and would love to try it out especially since it has so many health benefits.

    1. Lata Lala

      Aww.. that’s so sweet of you Mayuri. Thank you for your kind words dear. Please do try this.

  4. Padma Veeranki

    This is something I have never hear of or even still can think of such a tea…Definitely an innovative & interesting recipe… can now imagine it has so many health benefits. Great way to put even the peel to use!!

    1. Lata Lala

      Exactly Padma. The best way to put leftovers to good use.
      Thank you for writing in.

  5. Jayashree T.Rao

    This is new to me, I had not heard of it too. Interesting way to use the peel of onion and it looks delicious.

  6. Pavani

    That is such an interesting tea with leftover onion. This is totally new to me and would love to try it 🙂

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Pavani. Please do try this and let me know the feedback please.

  7. No wayyyyyyyyy, really? How innovating this recipe girl. I’ve never heard about this onion tea before, but would love to taste!

    1. Lata Lala

      Yesssss… the tea can be made with leftover onion peels. Please do try this Jagruti.
      Thank you for stopping by.

  8. Vandana

    Interesting. Never heard of this before. How does it taste? Really keen to know more about it. Is it the speciality of any particular region?

    1. Lata Lala

      Vandana the taste of onion peel tea is somewhat similar to green tea. I have heard a lot about this from my grand parents. I have no idea about the specific region it belongs to.
      Though adding green tea is my idea.
      Thank you for writing in.

  9. sasmita

    OMG !!! really ?? Using onion peel one can make and enjoy tea sounds really so so so innovative.
    I will surely make this hot drink someday surely Lata 🙂 Amazing share …

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