SALABAT RECIPE

Salabat is Filipino ginger tea that's especially popular during the relatively cool month of December in the Philippines.

RECIPE FOR SALABAT


INGREDIENTS

  • fresh ginger
  • water
  • brown sugar

PROCEDURE FOR MAKING SALABAT

  • Pound 2 inches of fresh ginger.
  • Boil in 4 cups of water with 2 tablespoons of brown sugar for 7-8 minutes.
  • Serve hot, ideally with a rice-based Filipino delicacy, but tastes great with most pastries.


TERMS IN TAGALOG

luya
ginger

mainit na tubig
hot water

pakuluin
boil

asukal
sugar
kakanin
rice-based delicacy
tsa
tea